Women 25(OH)D3[nmol/l]mean ± SD Men
N=88 P = 0.263 N=26
Using 101.6 ± 33.0 81.1 ± 22.5 Using
vitamin Dsupplements P=0.032 P=0.001 vitamin D supplements
Not using 65.1 ± 35.5 39.3 ± 15.2 Not using
Table 4: Comparison of 25(OH)D3 serum concentrations of men and women in the study group using and not using vitamin D supplements. 25(OH)D3 serum concentrationsare presented in mean ± SD. While no significant difference was observed comparing women and men using vitamin D supplements. Significantly higher 25(OH)D3concentrations were observed by comparing women to men who not using vitamin D supplements (P =0.026).