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Table 2 Vitamin D deficiency and country of birth of the migrants (n = 1190)

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

Country of birth VDD@(%) UPR**(95% C.I.) APR**(95% C.I.)#
Born in Australia* 201 (51.5) * *
Zone 1 (Latitude N230 to S230) 357 (75.2) 1.48 (1.32-1.65)*** 1.46 (1.31-1.63)
Zone 2 (Latitude N230 to N480 and > S230) 171 (61.1) 1.17 (1.03-1.34) 1.14 (1.00-1.30)
Zone 3 (Latitude > N480) 21 (46.7) 0.92 (0.65-1.29) 0.91 (0.66-1.25)
  1. @Vitamin D deficiency.
  2. *Reference population.
  3. **UPR – Unadjusted Prevalence Ratio, APR – Adjusted Prevalence Ratio.
  4. ***Bold numbers – Statistically significant at 0.05 level.
  5. #Adjusted for Age and Gender.