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Table 2 Serum 25-OH-vitamin D and depression score among studied groups

From: Association between vitamin D status and depression in children with chronic liver disease

Variables Hepatic group (n = 60) Control group (n = 20) Test p value
25-OH-vitamin D (ng/ml) Median (range) 17 (5–52) 45 (13–95) Z = − 3.804 < 0.001
25-OH-vitamin D (ng/ml) Deficiency(< 12 ng/ml) 12 20.00% 0 0.00% χ2 = 9.357 0.009
Insufficiency (12–20 ng/ml) 25 41.70% 5 25.00%
Sufficiency (20–100 ng/ml) 23 38.30% 15 75.00%
Depression score Normal, n (%) 22 36.6% 14 70.00% χ2 = 6.7 0.009
Mild, n (%) 22 36.7% 6 30.00% χ2 = 29 0.049
Moderate, n (%) 10 16.7% 0 0.00% FET 0.021
Severe, n (%) 6 10% 0 0.00% FET 0.039