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Table 4 Prevalence of 25-hydroxyvitamin D status among the study participants after adjusting for confounders

From: High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among normotensive and hypertensive pregnant women in Ghana

25(OH) D status NP (n = 92) PE (n = 88) χ2, df, (p-value) aOR (95% CI) p-value
Severe deficiency 32 (34.8%) 51 (58.0%) 10.95, 2, (0.004) 5.92 (2.14–16.40) 0.001
Mild to moderate deficiency 37 (40.2%) 27 (30.7%) 2.13 (0.76–5.95) 0.151
Optimal level 23 (25%) 10 (11.4%) 1.0 (reference)  
  1. Statistically significant level was set at p-value < 0.05
  2. PE Preeclamptic women, NP Normotensive pregnant control, χ2, df Chi-square, degree of freedom, aOR adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, 25 (OH)D 25-hydroxyvitamin D. PE Preeclamptic women, NP Normotensive pregnant control