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Table 1 Patient characteristics of those included in the study

From: Treating vitamin D deficiency in children with type I diabetes could improve their glycaemic control

  n = 73
Age (mean, SD) (7.7, 4.4)
Ethnicity White British: 66 (91%)
Somalian: 4 (5.4%)
Asian: 3 (3.9%)
Vitamin D level (nmol/L) before treatment (mean, SD) (32.2, 8.2)
Vitamin D category
 Deficient 30 (41.1%)
 Insufficient 43 (58.9%)
Vitamin D level (nmol/l), after treatment (mean, SD) (65.3, 9.3)
HbA1c(mmol/mol) before vitamin D treatment (mean, SD) (73.5, 14.9)
HbA1c (mmol/mol) after vitamin D treatment (mean, SD) (65.0, 11.2)
Change in HbA1c (mmol/mol) (mean, SD) (8.5, 12.5) [p < 0.001]
Type of insulin regimen
 MDI 62 (84.9%)
 Pump 11 (15.1%)
Comorbidities
 Yes 9 (12.3%)
 No 64 (87.7%)