Table 7Vitamin D and growth outcomes: Results of cohort studies

Author Year
Study Name
PMID
Life StageOutcome (n/N; Incidence)Followup DurationMaternal 25(OH)D concentration, nmol/LNo. in CategoryFinal valueFinal SDP valueStudy Quality
Morley 200643
Australia
[16352684]
Pregnant women; infant 0–6 moBirth weight (N=374)Delivery<28 at 28–32 wk273397 g57NSB
≥28 at 28–32 wk347355552
Birth length (N=374)Delivery<28 at 28–32 wk2749.8 cm2.7NS
≥28 at 28–32 wk34750.42.4
Gale 200842
PAHSG, UK
[17311057]
Pregnant women; infant 0–6 moBirth weight (N=466)Delivery<30 (Quartile)nd3.38 kg0.460.25AC
30–50nd3.400.56
50–75nd3.491.57
>75nd3.430.51
Weight at 9 mo (N=440)9 mo<30nd15.91.140.58
30–50nd15.81.26
50–75nd16.11.34
>75nd15.91.09
Weight at 9 y (N=178)9 y<30nd27.4 kg1.190.10
30–50nd29.41.21
50–75nd301.20
>75nd29.31.19
Pregnant women; infant 0–6 moBirth length (N=466)Delivery<30nd50 cm1.830.15
30–50nd502.29
50–75nd50.52.25
>75nd50.12.09
Length at 9 mo (N=440)9 mo<30nd71.2 cm2.850.86
30–50nd71.42.60
50–75nd71.72.89
>75nd71.12.67
Height at 9 y (N=178)9 y<30nd129.6 cm5.880.19
30–50nd131.56.66
50–75nd131.85.09
>75nd130.66.45
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From: 3, Results

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Vitamin D and Calcium: A Systematic Review of Health Outcomes.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 183.
Chung M, Balk EM, Brendel M, et al.

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