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Table 1 Percentage of student’s response regarding general knowledge about calcium and vitamin D

From: Awareness regarding the importance of calcium and vitamin D among the undergraduate pharmacy students in Bangladesh

Topic Answer (n=713)
Yes (%) No (%)
Known that calcium is an important mineral for the body 705 (98.9) 8 (1.1)
Known vitamin D is essential for normal physiological function 708 (99.3) 5 (0.7)
Familiar with the term “osteoporosis” 586 (82.2) 127 (17.8)
Being prescribed a calcium supplement ever 318 (44.6) 395 (55.4)
Being prescribed a vitamin D supplement ever 213 (29.9) 500 (70.1)
Gone for a BMI test ever 28 (3.9) 685 (96.1)