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Table 4 VDD @ as a risk factor for higher 10 year CHD ** risk score (n = 364)

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

  FRS$>15 (%) UPR#(95% C.I.) P value
Migrants    
Zone 1 (n = 119) VDD No 7 (26.9) 1.00*  
   Yes 22 (23.7) 0.92 (0.44- 1.92) 0.83
Zone 2 (n = 112) VDD No 11 (40.7) 1.00*  
   Yes 48 (56.5) 1.32 (0.81- 2.14) 0.26
Non- migrants (n = 133)    
  VDD No 25 (59.5) 1.00*  
   Yes 49 (53.8) 0.91 (0.66-1.24) 0.53
  1. **Coronary heart disease.
  2. *Reference level.
  3. $Framingham Risk Score - No adjustments were made as FRS is a composite index and the cut off level was arbitrarily set as 15 (mean – 16.3 and median – 12.7).
  4. #UPR – Unadjusted Prevalence Ratio.
  5. @VDD – Vitamin D Deficiency.