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Table 2 Demographic and biochemical data of CAAG patients and healthy controls

From: Relevance of vitamin D deficiency in patients with chronic autoimmune atrophic gastritis: a prospective study

  CAAG patients (n = 87) Healthy control (n = 1232) p value
Female (%) 71 (82) 956 (76) ns
Age (years) Mean ± SD 63.5 ± 12.8 62.3 ± 13.2 ns
25(OH)D ng/ml Mean ± SD 18.8 ± 9.7 27.0 ± 16.3 < 0.0001
25(OH)D < 20 ng/ml n (%) 57 (66%) 438 (36%) < 0.0001
25(OH)D < 12.5 ng/ml n (%) 27 (31%) 160 (13%) < 0.0001
  1. CAAG chronic autoimmune atrophic gastritis, 25(OH)D 25-OH-Vitamin D, ns not significant