International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022


The Deficiency and Insufficiency Status of Vitamin D in Chennai Population

Dr. R. Dhananjayan [4]


Abstract: Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin required for the maintenance of normal blood levels of calcium and phosphate. This study is focused to know the vitamin D levels in Chennai population irrespective of age and sex. The study was carried out using 100 patient samples at Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai. The groups were divided into three as follows: Less than 30 years of age as Group I, 31 to 60 years as Group II and more than 60 years as Group III. The Vitamin D assay was done by Siemens Advia Centaur XP Immunoassay System. Out of 100 patients who visited Hospital, 17 were less than 30 years (Group I) with the mean Vitamin D value of 19.28 ? 14.14, 63 were in between 30 and 60 years (Group II) with the mean Vitamin D value of 20.65 ? 12.18 and 20 were more than 60 years (Group III) with the mean Vitamin D value of 24.74 ? 12.07. Among 50 males Vitamin Deficiency and Insufficiency were 29 (58 %) and 16 (32 %) respectively and among 50 females Vitamin Deficiency and Insufficiency were 28 (56 %) and 10 (20 %) respectively. The present study highlights the vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency irrespective of age and sex.


Keywords: Ercocalciferol, Cholecalciferol, Calcitriol, Vitamin D Deficiency, Osteoporosis, Rickets


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 1695 - 1698


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