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Table 4 The association between baseline Vitamin-D status and growth (at baseline) among children

From: Vitamin-D status and neurodevelopment and growth in young north Indian children: a secondary data analysis

  Deficient
(Vitamin-D status
< 10 ng/ml)
n = 331
Non-Deficient
(Vitamin-D status
≥ 10 ng/ml)
n = 629
Adjusted β coefficient
(95% CI)a
Z scores: Mean(SD)
 HAZ −1.56 (1.24) −1.63 (1.16) .05 (−0.10 to 0.20)
 WHZ −0.86 (0.92) −0.89 (0.94) .02 (−0.10 to 0.14)
 WAZ −1.46 (1.06) −1.52 (1.05) .03 (−0.10 to 0.17)
    Adjusted OR (95% CI)a
 Stunted, n (%) 117 (35.4) 233 (37.0) 0.84 (0.63 to 1.13)
 Wasted, n (%) 35 (10.6) 68 (10.8) 0.99 (0.64 to 1.54)
 Underweight, n (%) 101 (30.5) 197 (31.3) 0.91 (0.67 to 1.23)
  1. aAdjusted for: age, sex, breastfeeding status, log transformed annual family income, family structure, mother’s years of schooling, father’s years of schooling, baseline levels of vitamin B12, folate, anemia status at baseline