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Frequency of Severe Vitamin D Deficiency and its Association with Mortality in Patients with Corona virus Disease

Ansari et al., Pakistan J. Med. Heal. Sci., 14:4
Dec 2020  
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Prospective study of 125 severe COVID-19 patients in Pakistan, showing significantly higher mortality with vitamin D deficiency.
This is the 36th of 196 COVID-19 sufficiency studies for vitamin D, which collectively show higher levels reduce risk with p<0.0000000001 (1 in 11,637 vigintillion).
This study is excluded in the after exclusion results of meta analysis: unadjusted results with no group details.
risk of death, 86.0% lower, RR 0.14, p = 0.02, high D levels (≥25nmol/L) 2 of 68 (2.9%), low D levels (<25nmol/L) 12 of 57 (21.1%), NNT 5.5.
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Ansari et al., 31 Dec 2020, prospective, Pakistan, peer-reviewed, 6 authors, study period 1 March, 2020 - 31 August, 2020.
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Frequency of Severe Vitamin D Deficiency and its Association with Mortality in Patients with Corona virus Disease
Dr Imdad Ali Ansari, Aneel Kumar, Tanveer Ahmed Ansari, Abrar Shaikh, Jawed Akhtar Samo
Aim: To determine the frequency of severe vitamin D deficiency and its association with mortality in patients presented with Covid-19.
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