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Examine the association between severe Vitamin D deficiency and mortality in patients with Covid-19
Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences ; 14(3):1184-1186, 2020.
Article | WHO COVID | ID: covidwho-931965
ABSTRACT

Aim:

To determine the association between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality in patients presented with covid-19 Study

Design:

Prospective/Observational Place and Duration Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore during from March 2020 to June 2020 Materials &

Methods:

Total 140 patients of both genders diagnosed to have covid-19 were enrolled in this study Patients ages were ranging from 15 years to 75 years Detailed demographics including age, sex, and body mass index (BMI) were recorded after taking written consent 5 ml blood sample was taken from all the patients to examine the vitamin D level Severe Vitamin D deficiency was defined as 25(OH)D < 25 nmol/L (10 ng/dL) Association between mortality and severe vitamin D deficiency was examined Data was analyzed by SPSS 24 0

Results:

Out of 140 patients, 82 (58 57%) were males while 58 (41 43%) were females with mean age 42 46±14 73 years Severe vitamin D deficiency was observed in 60 (42 86%) patients Mortality found in 22 (15 71%) patients Patients with severe vitamin D deficiency had high rate of mortality 16 (26 67%) as compared to patients with no vitamin D deficiency 6 (7 5%), a significant association was observed between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality in patients with covid-19 disease with p-value <0 05

Conclusion:

It is concluded that there was strong relationship between severe vitamin-D deficiency and mortality in patients with covid-19 disease © 2020 Lahore Medical And Dental College All rights reserved
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Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: WHO COVID Type: Article Journal: Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Year: 2020

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Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: WHO COVID Type: Article Journal: Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Year: 2020