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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients having received 125 μg (5,000 IU) vitamin D 3 /day and 800 mg calcium carbonate/day (320 mg of elemental calcium) for 12 months (N = 23)

From: Three-year follow-up of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and bone mineral density in nursing home residents who had received 12 months of daily bread fortification with 125 μg of vitamin D3

Characteristic Males Females Total
Number 11 (33%) 22 (66.6%) 33 (100%)
Age (yr) 67.0 ± 5.2 69.1 ± 5.1 68.3 ± 5.6
Weight (kg) 81.5 ± 11.9 71.2 ± 10.2 76.3 ± 11.3
Height (cm) 167.0 ± 4.3 154.0 ± 5.5 159.4 ± 7.3
BMI (kg/cm2) 29.3 ± 4.6 30.5 ± 4.2 30.0 ± 4.3
Vitamin D intake (μg/d) 2.1 ± 1.1 1.5 ± 0.9 1.7 ± 1.0
Calcium intake (mg/d) 938 ± 432 758 ± 341 780 ± 387
  1. Data expressed in mean ± SD.