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Table 6 Relationship of vitamin D status and bacterial colonization in non-CF bronchiectasis

From: Impact of vitamin D status on CF and non-CF bronchiectasis outcomes

Bacterial colonization Vitamin D group P-value
Deficient (< 20 ng/mL) Insufficient (20–29 ng/mL) Sufficient (> 30 ng/mL)
Negative bacterial colonization
Positive bacterial colonization
1 (20%) 4(80%) 0(0.0%) 0.126
8(53.3%) 4(26.7%) 3(20.0%)
Staphylococcus aureus (n=7) 4(57.1%) 2(28.6%) 1(14.3%) 0.818
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (n=4) 3(75%) 0(0.0% 1(25.0%) 0.215
Klebsiella (n=3) 1(33.3%) 1(33.3%) 1(33.3%) 0.526
MRSA (n=2) 0(0.0%) 2(100.0) % 0(0.0%) 0.432
Streptococcus pyogens (n=1) 1(100.0%) 0(0.0%) 0(0.0% 1.000
  1. Kruskal-Wallis test