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Table 3 The associations of serum vitamins levels with bone mineral density at different sites stratified by racea

From: Associations of serum vitamins levels with bone mineral density in the different race-ethnicities US adults

Sites Serum vitamins White (N = 4164) Black(N = 1859)
β 95% CI P β 95% CI P
Femur neck
  Serum folate 0.00007 −0.00022-0.00035 0.636 0.00086 0.00018–0.00154 0.013
  Serum vitamin A 0.00590 0.00075–0.01258 0.012 0.01020 −0.00094-0.02134 0.073
  Serum vitamin B12 0.00001 − 0.00002-0.00003 0.715 −0.00001 − 0.00005-0.00003 0.612
  Serum vitamin C 0.00019 0.00004–0.00034 0.011 0.00036 0.00006–0.00066 0.017
  Serum vitamin E 0.00022 −0.00009-0.00053 0.158 −0.00049 −0.00126-0.00029 0.218
Total region
  Serum folate 0.00006 −0.00024-0.00036 0.690 0.00082 0.00014–0.00151 0.018
  Serum vitamin A 0.00511 −0.00193-0.01215 0.155 0.01297 0.00171–0.02423 0.024
  Serum vitamin B12 0.00001 −0.00002 − 0.00004 0.474 0.00001 -0.00004-0.00004 0.954
  Serum vitamin C 0.00021 0.00006–0.00037 0.007 0.00029 −0.00001-0.00059 0.061
  Serum vitamin E 0.00030 −0.00003-0.00062 0.076 −0.00005 −0.00083-0.00073 0.903
  1. aIn all sites, age, sex, body mass index, years of school completed, ethnicity, living regions, smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity, history of hypertension, history of diabetes, history of fracture, and sample design weights were adjusted
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