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Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D

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Table 2.9.a. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D: Total population

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in ng/mL) for the total U.S. population aged 6 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

10th

50th

90th

Males and Females

Total, 6 years and older

21.9

(21.0-22.7)

11.0

(11.0-12.0)

22.0

(22.0-23.0)

35.0

(33.0-36.0)

7807

6–11 years

25.5

(24.2-26.9)

17.0

(16.0-19.0)

26.0

(24.0-27.0)

35.0

(32.0-39.0)

991

12–19 years

22.0

(21.0-23.1)

13.0

(11.0-14.0)

23.0

(22.0-24.0)

35.0

(33.0-35.0)

2167

20–39 years

21.6

(20.7-22.6)

11.0

(11.0-12.0)

22.0

(22.0-24.0)

35.0

(33.0-38.0)

1691

40–59 years

21.6

(20.6-22.6)

11.0

(11.0-13.0)

22.0

(22.0-23.0)

34.0

(32.0-36.0)

1449

60 years and older

21.0

(20.0-22.1)

12.0

(10.0-12.0)

22.0

(21.0-24.0)

33.0

(32.0-34.0)

1509

Males

Total, 6 years and older

22.6

(21.8-23.4)

13.0

(13.0-14.0)

24.0

(23.0-24.0)

34.0

(33.0-36.0)

3782

6–11 years

26.1

(24.5-27.9)

18.0

(17.0-20.0)

26.0

(24.0-27.0)

38.0

(33.0-44.0)

497

12–19 years

23.1

(21.9-24.3)

13.0

(11.0-16.0)

24.0

(22.0-25.0)

35.0

(34.0-37.0)

1068

20–39 years

22.2

(21.4-23.1)

13.0

(11.0-14.0)

23.0

(21.0-24.0)

34.0

(32.0-37.0)

709

40–59 years

22.3

(21.2-23.5)

12.0

(11.0-14.0)

22.0

(22.0-23.0)

33.0

(32.0-37.0)

762

60 years and older

21.5

(20.7-22.5)

13.0

(11.0-14.0)

22.0

(21.0-24.0)

32.0

(31.0-33.0)

746

Females

Total, 6 years and older

21.2

(20.2-22.2)

10.0

(9.00-12.0)

23.0

(22.0-23.0)

34.0

(33.0-36.0)

4025

6–11 years

24.9

(23.6-26.3)

17.0

(15.0-19.0)

26.0

(24.0-27.0)

35.0

(32.0-37.0)

494

12–19 years

21.0

(20.0-22.0)

11.0

(9.00-13.0)

22.0

(20.0-22.0)

33.0

(32.0-35.0)

1099

20–39 years

21.1

(19.9-22.4)

10.0

(9.00-12.0)

22.0

(21.0-24.0)

37.0

(32.0-40.0)

982

40–59 years

20.8

(19.6-22.1)

10.0

(9.00-12.0)

23.0

(21.0-24.0)

34.0

(32.0-35.0)

687

60 years and older

20.6

(19.3-22.0)

11.0

(10.0-12.0)

22.0

(20.0-23.0)

34.0

(33.0-36.0)

763

Table 2.9.b. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D: Mexican Americans

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in ng/mL) for Mexican Americans in the U.S. population aged 6 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

10th

50th

90th

Males and Females

Total, 6 years and older

19.6

(18.5-20.7)

11.0

(10.0-12.0)

20.0

(19.0-22.0)

29.0

(28.0-32.0)

1961

6–11 years

22.6

(21.7-23.6)

17.0

(15.0-17.0)

22.0

(22.0-24.0)

30.0

(28.0-32.0)

283

12–19 years

19.7

(18.5-21.0)

12.0

(11.0-14.0)

20.0

(18.0-21.0)

29.0

(27.0-32.0)

687

20–39 years

19.5

(18.2-20.9)

12.0

(10.0-13.0)

20.0

(18.0-21.0)

31.0

(27.0-33.0)

452

40–59 years

18.1

(16.5-19.8)

10.0

(8.00-11.0)

20.0

(18.0-21.0)

28.0

(24.0-33.0)

286

60 years and older

18.3

(15.9-21.1)

10.0

(8.00-11.0)

18.0

(16.0-21.0)

29.0

(24.0-36.0)

253

Males

Total, 6 years and older

20.6

(19.4-21.8)

13.0

(11.0-13.0)

21.0

(19.0-22.0)

30.0

(27.0-32.0)

942

6–11 years

22.8

(21.8-23.9)

17.0

(15.0-18.0)

22.0

(22.0-24.0)

28.0

(26.0-31.0)

138

12–19 years

21.1

(19.7-22.7)

13.0

(11.0-15.0)

21.0

(19.0-24.0)

29.0

(27.0-33.0)

323

20–39 years

20.1

(18.7-21.7)

12.0

(10.0-13.0)

20.0

(19.0-22.0)

31.0

(26.0-34.0)

208

40–59 years

19.9

(18.3-21.7)

12.0

(9.00-14.0)

21.0

(19.0-22.0)

28.0

(25.0-33.0)

148

60 years and older

19.5

(16.6-22.9)

9.00

(6.00-11.0)

21.0

(16.0-25.0)

31.0

(25.0-39.0)

125

Females

Total, 6 years and older

18.6

(17.5-19.7)

10.0

(10.0-11.0)

18.0

(17.0-20.0)

29.0

(27.0-31.0)

1019

6–11 years

22.4

(21.4-23.5)

17.0

(15.0-18.0)

22.0

(20.0-23.0)

30.0

(28.0-33.0)

145

12–19 years

18.3

(17.0-19.6)

11.0

(9.00-14.0)

18.0

(17.0-20.0)

26.0

(25.0-28.0)

364

20–39 years

18.8

(17.3-20.4)

10.0

(9.00-12.0)

18.0

(17.0-21.0)

31.0

(27.0-33.0)

244

40–59 years

16.3

(14.5-18.3)

8.00

(7.00-10.0)

18.0

(14.0-20.0)

25.0

(22.0-33.0)

138

60 years and older

17.4

(14.7-20.7)

10.0

(7.00-12.0)

18.0

(16.0-21.0)

27.0

(22.0-30.0)

128

Table 2.9.c. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D: Non-Hispanic blacks

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in ng/mL) for non-Hispanic blacks in the U.S. population aged 6 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

10th

50th

90th

Males and Females

Total, 6 years and older

13.0

(12.5-13.6)

7.00

(6.00-7.00)

13.0

(13.0-14.0)

22.0

(22.0-23.0)

1821

6–11 years

18.7

(17.7-19.8)

11.0

(10.0-14.0)

19.0

(18.0-19.0)

25.0

(24.0-27.0)

334

12–19 years

13.2

(12.4-14.0)

7.00

(7.00-8.00)

14.0

(13.0-14.0)

22.0

(20.0-23.0)

653

20–39 years

11.6

(11.0-12.2)

7.00

(6.00-7.00)

12.0

(11.0-12.0)

20.0

(17.0-22.0)

312

40–59 years

12.2

(11.4-13.0)

5.00

(5.00-6.00)

12.0

(11.0-14.0)

23.0

(21.0-24.0)

285

60 years and older

14.6

(13.4-15.9)

6.00

(6.00-7.00)

14.0

(13.0-17.0)

28.0

(24.0-29.0)

237

Males

Total, 6 years and older

14.2

(13.4-15.0)

7.00

(7.00-8.00)

14.0

(13.0-15.0)

23.0

(22.0-25.0)

898

6–11 years

19.8

(18.5-21.2)

12.0

(10.0-15.0)

20.0

(18.0-21.0)

27.0

(26.0-29.0)

172

12–19 years

14.6

(13.5-15.7)

7.00

(6.00-9.00)

14.0

(13.0-16.0)

22.0

(22.0-25.0)

328

20–39 years

12.7

(11.6-13.8)

7.00

(7.00-8.00)

13.0

(11.0-15.0)

20.0

(19.0-23.0)

127

40–59 years

13.2

(12.1-14.5)

5.00

(5.00-6.00)

13.0

(11.0-15.0)

23.0

(21.0-24.0)

154

60 years and older

14.6

(13.7-15.6)

7.00

(6.00-9.00)

15.0

(13.0-17.0)

26.0

(22.0-29.0)

117

Females

Total, 6 years and older

12.2

(11.5-12.8)

7.00

(6.00-7.00)

12.0

(12.0-13.0)

22.0

(22.0-24.0)

923

6–11 years

17.5

(16.1-19.1)

11.0

(9.00-14.0)

18.0

(16.0-19.0)

25.0

(23.0-26.0)

162

12–19 years

11.9

(11.1-12.8)

7.00

(5.00-7.00)

11.0

(11.0-12.0)

21.0

(18.0-24.0)

325

20–39 years

11.0

(10.2-11.7)

6.00

(3.00-7.00)

11.0

(10.0-11.0)

19.0

(16.0-23.0)

185

40–59 years

11.3

(10.2-12.5)

5.00

(5.00-6.00)

10.0

(9.00-12.0)

21.0

(17.0-26.0)

131

60 years and older

14.6

(12.5-17.0)

6.00

(3.00-7.00)

14.0

(12.0-17.0)

26.0

(21.0-31.0)

120

Table 2.9.d. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D: Non-Hispanic whites

Geometric mean and selected percentiles of serum concentrations (in ng/mL) for non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. population aged 6 years and older, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001–2002.

Geometric mean
(95% conf. interval)

Selected percentiles (95% conf. interval)

Sample
size

10th

50th

90th

Males and Females

Total, 6 years and older

24.3

(23.5-25.2)

15.0

(14.0-16.0)

25.0

(24.0-25.0)

37.0

(34.0-38.0)

3416

6–11 years

28.5

(26.6-30.5)

21.0

(19.0-22.0)

28.0

(26.0-29.0)

39.0

(33.0-45.0)

294

12–19 years

25.8

(25.0-26.6)

17.0

(16.0-18.0)

25.0

(25.0-26.0)

36.0

(35.0-38.0)

648

20–39 years

25.2

(24.4-26.1)

17.0

(15.0-18.0)

26.0

(25.0-26.0)

38.0

(36.0-42.0)

766

40–59 years

23.7

(22.6-24.9)

13.0

(12.0-15.0)

25.0

(23.0-26.0)

36.0

(33.0-38.0)

768

60 years and older

22.0

(20.9-23.3)

13.0

(11.0-14.0)

23.0

(21.0-24.0)

34.0

(32.0-34.0)

940

Males

Total, 6 years and older

24.8

(23.8-25.8)

15.0

(14.0-17.0)

26.0

(24.0-26.0)

37.0

(34.0-39.0)

1655

6–11 years

29.1

(26.9-31.4)

22.0

(19.0-24.0)

28.0

(26.0-31.0)

39.0

(35.0-46.0)

152

12–19 years

26.7

(25.4-28.1)

20.0

(17.0-20.0)

27.0

(25.0-28.0)

38.0

(35.0-41.0)

320

20–39 years

25.0

(24.0-26.0)

16.0

(14.0-18.0)

25.0

(23.0-26.0)

36.0

(33.0-39.0)

309

40–59 years

24.2

(22.9-25.7)

14.0

(14.0-16.0)

25.0

(22.0-26.0)

37.0

(33.0-38.0)

406

60 years and older

22.6

(21.6-23.7)

13.0

(12.0-15.0)

23.0

(23.0-25.0)

33.0

(31.0-34.0)

468

Females

Total, 6 years and older

23.9

(23.0-24.9)

13.0

(13.0-15.0)

25.0

(24.0-25.0)

37.0

(34.0-39.0)

1761

6–11 years

27.8

(25.8-30.0)

21.0

(19.0-22.0)

27.0

(26.0-29.0)

38.0

(33.0-44.0)

142

12–19 years

25.0

(24.3-25.7)

16.0

(14.0-18.0)

26.0

(24.0-27.0)

36.0

(34.0-38.0)

328

20–39 years

25.5

(24.1-26.9)

15.0

(14.0-18.0)

25.0

(24.0-27.0)

39.0

(35.0-44.0)

457

40–59 years

23.1

(22.0-24.2)

12.0

(10.0-13.0)

25.0

(23.0-26.0)

34.0

(33.0-37.0)

362

60 years and older

21.6

(20.1-23.1)

11.0

(10.0-13.0)

23.0

(21.0-24.0)

35.0

(33.0-36.0)

472

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