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Table 1 General participant characteristics

From: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and associated comorbidities among Abu Dhabi Emirates population

  Character Percentage Number/12,346
Sex Female 63.1 7785
Male 36.9 4561
Age range (mean) 18–106 (38.5)   
Education level PhD/master 1.6 202
College/University 25.9 3199
Primary School 47.8 5896
No formal education 14.3 1770
Area Urban 96.8 11,951
Suburban 3.2 395
BMI Obesity 35.3 4354
Overweight 29.5 3636
Normal 23.7 2924
Underweight 3.1 378
Diabetic mellitus Yes 17.4 2153
Pre diabetic Yes 23.7 2929
Hypertension Yes 14 1724
High cholesterol Yes 30.2 3728
Smoking Yes 7.8 965