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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the 1195 Belgian postmenopausal women.

From: Vitamin D inadequacy in Belgian postmenopausal osteoporotic women

  Mean ± SD Range
Age (years) 76.9 ± 7.5 50 – 100
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.7 ± 4.5 13.6 – 44.3
Lumbar bone mineral density (g/cm2) 0.767 ± 0.13 0.387 – 1.357
Femoral neck bone mineral density (g/cm2) 0.522 ± 0.08 0.211 – 0.953
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (nmol/L) 52,5 ± 21.4 12.5 – 175
Serum Calcium (mmol/L) 2,37 ± 0.12 1.93 – 2.85
Serum intact parathyroid hormone (pg/mL) 31,2 ± 14.9 6 – 174.6