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Table 2 Distribution of vitamin D status

From: Vitamin D deficiency and prognostics among patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma

  Deficient vitamin D Insufficient vitamin D Sufficient vitamin D P value
(<20 ng/mL) (20–29 ng/mL) (≥30 ng/mL)
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
All patients 87 (49) 44 (25) 47 (26)  
Age:     
   <50 years 6 (35) 9 (53) 2 (12)  
   ≥50 years 81 (50) 35 (22) 45 (28) 0.29
Race:     
   White 70 (45) 40 (26) 45 (29)  
   Non-white 17 (74) 4 (17) 2 (9) 0.029
Gender:     
   Female 38 (46) 22 (27) 22 (27) 0.79
   Male 49 (51) 22 (23) 25 (26)
Tumor stage:     
   I and II 36 (56) 15 (23) 13 (20)  
   III and IV 51 (45) 29 (25) 34 (30) 0.27
Season:     
   Autumn 11 (40) 9 (32) 8 (28)  
   Winter 31 (55) 10 (18) 15 (27)  
   Spring 33 (55) 14 (23) 13 (22)  
   Summer 12 (35) 11 (32) 11 (32) 0.39
Body mass index:     
   <25 kg/m2 30 (44) 19 (28) 19 (28)  
   ≥25 kg/m2 57 (52) 25 (23) 28 (25) 0.058