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Table 3 Comparisons of means ± SD of BMI and BMD between different genotypes of TaqI and ApaI VDR among overweight/obese and normal weight women

From: Narrative role of vitamin D receptor with osteoporosis and obesity in a sample of Egyptian females: a pilot study

Variables Taq1 Apa1
  Overweight/obese (N = 66)
HOMO (N = 43) Hetero (N = 23) P HOMO (N = 44) Hetero (N = 22) P
Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD
BMI 34.44 5.46 36.56 9.13 0.652 35.19 6.96 35.56 7.05 0.888
BMD T score at the femur neck −1.40 1.16 −1.41 1.45 0.928 −1.38 1.36 −1.41 1.03 0.968
  Normal weight women (N = 31)
HOMO (N = 17) Hetero (N = 14) P HOMO (N = 25) Hetero (N = 6) P
Mean +SD Mean +SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD
BMI 22.46 1.74 22.68 1.99 0.597 22.29 1.95 23.66 0.15 0.105
BMD T score at the femur neck −2.90 0.47 −1.96 0.25 0.000** −2.53 0.66 −2.23 0.17 0.314
  1. N.B. BMI body mass index, BMD bone mineral density; *P < 0.01 = highly significant differences