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Table 3 Mean dietary, supplemental and total vitamin D intake (reported as International Units, IU, per day) in the global sample, and stratified by ancestry.

From: Low wintertime vitamin D levels in a sample of healthy young adults of diverse ancestry living in the Toronto area: associations with vitamin D intake and skin pigmentation

Sources (IU/day) Total Sample (n = 105) East Asian (n = 27) European (n = 31) South Asian (n = 32)
Dietary 121.0 (17.1, 309.5) 96.6 (6.71, 213.1) 141.6 (29.1, 321.4) 129.9 (21.9, 355.3)
Supplemental 50.7 (0, 388.5) 36.8 (0, 171.43) 89.4 (0, 400) 34.4 (0, 214.1)
Total 171.7 (19.7, 464.3) 133.4 (8.0, 311.5) 231.0 (34.03, 582.67) 164.3 (27.7, 391.7)
  1. The 5th and 95th percentiles are indicated in parentheses. *Total sample comprises individuals of African ancestry (n = 7), East Asian ancestry (n = 27), European ancestry (n = 31), Other ancestry (n = 8), and South Asian ancestry (n = 32). Vitamin D intake data were not available for one individual of European ancestry and one individual of Other ancestry.