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Table 1 Vitamin D testing pattern (assessed by the prevalence ratios) of the institution (n = 2187) during the specified period

From: Assessment of vitamin D and its association with cardiovascular disease risk factors in an adult migrant population: an audit of patient records at a Community Health Centre in Kensington, Melbourne, Australia

  Vitamin D tested 1287 (58.8%) UPR#(95% C.I.) APR #(95% C.I.)
Migration $    
 Non-migrant 412 (44.2) * *
 Migrant-Zone 1 518 (74.3) 1.68 (1.54-1.82)** 1.65 (1.51-1.79)
 Migrant-Zone 2 310 (66.0) 1.51 (1.37-1.65) 1.44 (1.30-1.59)
 Migrant-Zone 3 46 (52.3) 1.13 (0.89-1.42) 1.12 (0.89-1.41)
Age groups $$ (Y)    
 <44 745 (54.6) * *
 45-64 363 (64.6) 1.18 (1.09-1.28) 1.16 (1.08-1.24)
 >65 178 (68.2) 1.25 (1.13-1.37) 1.15 (0.99-1.26)
Gender $$$    
 Males 524 (54.4) * *
 Females 762 (62.3) 1.14 (1.07-1.23) 1.07 (1.02-1.14)
Employment @    
 Employed 381 (54.8) * *
 Unemployed 905 (60.7) 1.11 (1.02-1.20) 0.99 (0.92-1.07)
Smoker @    
 No 289 (54.0) *  
 Yes 997 (60.4) 1.12 (1.02-1.22) 0.99 (0.91-1.07)
Drinker @    
 No 480 (52.5) *  
 Yes 806 (63.4) 1.21 (1.12-1.30) 1.02 (0.94-1.10)
Diabetes @    
 No 1183 (57.5) * *
 Yes 103 (80.5) 1.40 (1.27-1.54) 1.30 (1.16-1.45)
CHD @    
 No 1240 (58.4) * *
 Yes 46 (74.2) 1.27 (1.09-1.48) 1.14 (0.98-1.34)
Osteoarthritis @    
 No 1197 (57.5) * *
 Yes 89 (83.2) 1.44 (1.31-1.58) 1.29 (1.17-1.43)
  1. #UPR – Unadjusted Prevalence Ratio, APR – Adjusted Prevalence Ratio.
  2. *Reference category.
  3. **Bold numbers – Statistically significant at 0.05 level.
  4. Adjusted for - $-Age and Gender, $$-Latitude and Gender, $$$-Latitude and Age, @-Latitude, Age and Gender.