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Table 3 Relation between both serum 25-OH-vitamin D and depression score and liver biopsy findings

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

Liver biopsy Serum 25-OH-vitamin D (ng/ml) F test p value
Mean ± SD Range
Degree of fibrosis (FI) (F0/6) no fibrosis 24.74 ± 12.402 8–52 2.8 .045 (S)
(F1–2/6) mild 20.80 ± 9.920 5–44
(F3–4/6) moderate 19.67 ± 18.475 9–41
(F5–6/6) sever 15.00 ± 9.119 6–39
Histological activity index (HAI) (0–3/18) minimal 26.30 ± 14.907 7–52 3.1 .032 (S)
(4–8/18) mild 19.18 ± 8.87 6–44
(9–12/18) moderate 15.00 ± 8.88 5–29
(13–18/18) sever 12.33 ± 5.77 9–19
Degree of fibrosis (FI) Depression score 148 .001
  Mean ± SD Range
(F0/6) no fibrosis 4.67 ± 0.57 4–5
(F1–2/6) mild 10.85 ± 4.11 5–19
(F3–4/6) moderate 13.05 ± 5.82 5–26
(F5–6/6) sever 16.80 ± 4.32 11–25
Histological activity index (HAI) (0–3/18) minimal 9.55 ± 4.49 4–19 5.1 .003
(4–8/18) mild 12.50 ± 4.87 5–25
(9–12/18) moderate 17.11 ± 6.05 7–26
(13–18/18)sever 17.67 ± 2.52 11–26