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Table 1 Subject characteristics and serum hormone concentrations.

From: Serum tumor necrosis factor-alpha concentrations are negatively correlated with serum 25(OH)D concentrations in healthy women

Characteristic/Hormone Lo-D (n = 49) Hi-D (n = 20) P Value
Age (years) 39.8 ± 1.8 41.7 ± 3.5 0.5733
Height (m) 1.70 ± 0.01 1.65 ± 0.01 0.6894
Weight (kg) 65.9 ± 1.6 67.9 ± 2.7 0.3800
Body Mass Index (kg/m 2 ) 23.8 ± 0.5 25.0 ± 1.1 0.2488
Body Fat (%) 30.1 ± 1.0 30.6 ± 1.7 0.7665
Skin Type 2.4 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.2* 0.0031
Contraceptive Use (%) 31% 20% 0.3780
Estradiol (pg/mL) 158.0 ± 15.6 151.3 ± 15.3 0.7974
Cortisol (μg/dL) 8.4 ± 0.5 9.4 ± 1.2 0.3129
iPTH (pg/mL) 48.1 ± 3.1 26.2 ± 2.6* <0.0001
  1. Subject characteristics and serum hormone concentrations of healthy women, age 25–82 years, categorized as low vitamin D status (Lo-D) or high vitamin D status (Hi-D) based on UVB exposure. Data are expressed as means ± SEM. *Significantly different from Lo-D, P < 0.05.