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Table 2 Distribution of HBV-infected patients and healthy controls with Vitamin D status

From: Association of vitamin D deficiency with hepatitis B virus - related liver diseases

Vitamin D stratum HC (n = 120) HBV patients (n = 395) CHB (n = 163) LC (n = 127) HCC (n = 105)
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Normal 22 (18.3) 62 (15.7) 29 (17.8) 24 (18.9) 9 (8.5)
Insufficiency 59 (49.2) 128 (32.4) 56 (34.3) 34 (26.7) 38 (36.2)
Deficiency 38 (31.7) 164 (41.5) 61 (37.4) 52 (41.0) 51 (48.6)
Severe deficiency 1 (0.8) 41 (10.4) 17 (10.4) 17 (13.4) 7 (6.7)
  1. CHB chronic hepatitis B, LC liver cirrhosis, HCC hepatocellular carcinoma, HC healthy control, HBV hepatitis B virus
  2. P = 0.00024 (Chi-square test for all groups including HC, CHB, LC, and HCC)
  3. P = 0.00016 (Chi-square test: HBV patients vs. HC)