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Table 2 Vitamin D level in relation to socio-demographic data

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

Socio-demographic data Deficiency (%) Insufficiency (%) Normal (%) P value
Age group
 < 30 years 93.8 4.7 1.5 .000
 ≥ 30 years 78.3 15.4 6.3
Sex     
 Female 83.8 11.2 5 .013
 Male 83.1 12.7 4.2
Education levela
 High 88.9 8.0 3.1 .000
 Low 84.5 11.0 4.5
 No formal education 70.9 20.8 8.3
Employment status
 Employed 88 9.1 2.9 .000
 Housewife 78.7 15 6.3
 Retired 69.7 21.1 9.2
 Student 95.1 3.3 1.5
 Other 84.6 10.7 4.6
  1. aHigh education (PhD/master, college, university); low education (school); no formal education (never attended school)