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Decreased lung function is associated with vitamin D deficiency in apparently health, middle aged Koreans: the Kangbuk Samsung

Body Composition Assessment
Lee et al.
Used Parameters : BMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Korea

Journal : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Results Median vitamin D level was 14.9 ng/mL. The prevalence of VDD (defined as< 20 ng/ml) was 74.5%. Compared with the highest quartile (Q4, reference), the aORs for VDD across decreasing quartiles (from Q3 to Q1) were 1.05, 1.06, 1.10 for FVC, and 1.07, 1.10, 1.10 for FEV1 (P for trend< 0.01 for both), in all subjects. Similarly, the aOR of having VDD for men also increased with decreasing quartiles of FVC and FEV1 in a dose-response manner (p for trend< 0.01 for both). However, neither FVC nor FEV1 was associated with …
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