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21 May 2024 : Clinical Research  

Impact of Serum Vitamin D, B6, and B12 and Cognitive Functions on Quality of Life in Peri- and Postmenopausal Polish Women

Dorota Raczkiewicz ORCID logo1BCDE, Mariusz Gujski ORCID logo2CEF, Beata Sarecka-Hujar ORCID logo3DEF*, Krzysztof Suski1EF, Agnieszka Pedrycz-Wieczorska ORCID logo4CEF, Artur Wdowiak ORCID logo5BCE, Iwona Bojar ORCID logo6ABEG

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.943249

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e943249

Table 2 Serum vitamins D, B6, B12 concentrations in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.

Variable, parameterUnit or categoryPeri-menopausal women (N=141)Post-menopausal women (N=146)p
Vitamin D, Min–Max, M±SDng/mL3.0–49.3, 16.3±8.73.0–49.4, 17.4±8.80.271
Vitamin D, n (%)High deficiency36 (25.53)30 (20.55)
Moderate deficiency 10–2065 (46.10)71 (48.63)
Low deficiency 20–3028 (19.86)30 (20.55)
Optimal 30–8012 (8.51)15 (10.27)
Elevated 80–1000 (0.00)0 (0.00)
Toxic >1000 (0.00)0 (0.00)
Vitamin B6, Min–Max, M±SDμg/L3–79, 17.3±13.44.4–97, 22.2±19.00.013
Vitamin B6, n (%)Below normal4 (2.84)1 (0.68)
Normal 5.0–30.0122 (86.52)115 (78.77)
Above normal >30.015 (10.64)30 (20.55)
Wit. B12, Min–Max, M±SDpg/mL153–744, 364.9±109.4159–749, 377.7±125.50.355
Vitamin B12, n (%)Below normal5 (3.55)5 (3.42)
Normal 211–911136 (96.45)141 (96.58)
Above normal >9110 (0.00)0 (0.00)

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