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Mousavi Bahar H, Komaki M, Karimi N, Hamzehei R. PREVALENCE OF VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND ITS RELATED FACTORS IN RESIDENTS OF HAMADAN CITY. ijdld. 2019; 18 (1) :49-54
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1- Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Clinical Research Development Unit of Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
3- Clinical Research Development Unit of Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , rh.hamzehei1371@gmail.com
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Background: Vitamin D plays an important role in the health, survival and fertility of humans, This Vitamin has a significant role in calcium homeostasis and cellular growth and facilitating normal immune system function. In recent years, the role of vitamin D in various diseases has been highlighted. Regarding high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Iran, The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and status of vitamin D of Hamadan.
Method: A cross-sectional descriptive study in a one-year period, 7816 patients were referred to the laboratories of Shahid Beheshti and Farshchian Sina Hospitals of Hamadan Were investigated. The data was analyzed using R-version 3.2.3 and at a significant level of 0.05. The modified effect of age and sex factors on vitamin D level was investigated using logistic regression model.
Results: The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency was 0.69 in Hamadan province. 20.2% had severe deficiency (less than 10 Ng/ml) vitamin D, 20.5% moderate deficiency (10 to 20 Ng /ml), 28.6% mild deficiency (20 to30 Ng/ml), the prevalence of this deficiency was 46.7% in men and 38.7% in women. According to the results, there is a significant relationship between sex and age with vitamin D levels (p-value <0.001).
Conclusion: Based on this study and other studies, vitamin D deficiency is common in Iran and requires further investigation to improve the quality of life and prevent complications from deficiency of this essential vitamin.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/07/3 | Accepted: 2018/11/19 | Published: 2019/01/15

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