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Table 3 Male female differences in the answers

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

Total number of students = 713
  Male = 350 Female = 363
Question Yes (%) No (%) Yes (%) No (%)
Known that calcium is an important mineral for the body 345 (98.6) 5 (1.4) 360 (99.2) 3 (0.8)
Known vitamin D is essential for normal physiological function 348 (99.4) 2 (0.6) 360 (99.2) 3 (0.8)
Familiar with the term “osteoporosis” 201 (57.4) 149 (42.6) 285 (78.5) 78 (21.5)
Being prescribed a calcium supplement ever 11 (3.1) 339 (96.9) 307 (84.6) 56 (15.4)
Being prescribed a vitamin D supplement ever 5 (1.4) 345 (98.6) 208 (57.3) 142 (42.7)
Gone for a BMI test ever 0 (0) 0 (0) 28 (7.7) 335 (92.3)