Table (1): The differences in values of vitamin D level between patients and controls.

% Total No. % No. of Controls % No. of Patients Vitamin D Status
138.8 61 56.8 25 82 36 Deficiency
45.3 20 27.3 12 18 8 Insufficiency
15.9 7 15.9 7 0 0 Sufficiency
200 88 100 44 100 44 Total
16.255 ** --- 10.703 ** --- 13.482 ** --- Chi-Square

** (P<0.01).

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