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Table 5 The association between baseline Vitamin-D status and growth (6 months later) 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 = 323
Non-Deficient
(Vitamin-D status
≥ 10 ng/ml)
n = 596
Adjusted β coefficient
(95% CI)a
Z scores: Mean(SD)
 HAZ −1.69 (1.17) −1.81 (1.12) 0.11 (−0.20 to 0.43)
 WHZ −0.93 (0.97) −0.95 (0.92) 0.20 (−0.05 to 0.46)
 WAZ −1.55 (1.08) −1.62 (1.00) 0.20 (−0.06 to 0.47)
    Adjusted
OR (95% CI)a
 Stunted, n (%) 122 (37.8) 265 (44.5) 0.81 (0.61 to 1.07)
 Wasted, n (%) 45 (13.9) 67 (11.2) 1.35 (0.90 to 2.04)
 Underweight, n (%) 106 (32.8) 209 (35.1) 0.97 (0.72 to 1.29)
  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 level of vitamin B12, folate, anemia status at baseline, intervention group