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Table 6 Laboratory values among the patient group are classified according to pneumonia severity

From: Role of vitamin D, serum zinc, and serum iron deficiency in community-acquired pneumonia in children

  Mild (n = 17) Moderate (n = 10) Severe (n = 4) One-way ANOVA test value P value
Hemoglobin 10.10 ± 1.23 10.95 ± 1.40 0.18 ± 0.92 1.496 0.241
Iron (μg/dL) 125.67 ± 30.49 133.67 ± 31.67 120.15 ± 43.00 0.311 0.735
TIBC (μg/dL) 526.31 ± 130.00 516.24 ± 44.65 500.18 ± 151.13 0.094 0.911
Transferrin saturation 0.26 ± 0.12 0.26 ± 0.06 0.26 ± 0.14 0.002 0.998
Vit. D (nmol/L) 47.12 ± 22.92 27.20 ± 7.50 21.00 ± 4.24 5.811 0.008
Zinc (μg/dL) 105.65 ± 46.65 125.34 ± 33.81 123.38 ± 65.44 0.681 0.514
Ca2++ (mg/dl) 8.20 ± 1.40 8.04 ± 1.39 9.08 ± 0.68 0.896 0.419
Phosphate (mg/dl) 4.67 ± 1.42 4.75 ± 0.63 3.75 ± 1.32 1.091 0.350
Alkaline phosphatase (IU/L) 313.88 ± 150.89 296.50 ± 119.93 223.25 ± 75.28 0.729 0.491