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Table 2 Compare of some serum biochemical factors in case and control groups

From: Vitamin D deficiency mediates the relationship between dietary patterns and depression: a case–control study

  Case (Mean ± S.E.) Control (Mean ± S.E.) OR (95% CI)
Vitamin D (nm/l)d 10.8 ± 1.1 15 ± 2 0.93 (0.87–0.99)
TACa (mmol/l)d 1.06 ± 0.025 0.99 ± 0.02 2.08 (1.17–3.72)
Znb (mg/dl)e 147.8 ± 4.2 150.3 ± 4.1 0.99 (0.97–1.01)
Mgc (mg/dl)e 2.2 ± 0.05 2.21 ± 0.2 0.28 (0.03–2.88)
  1. p < 0.05 values are in italic
  2. aTotal antioxidant capacity
  3. bZinc
  4. cMagnesium
  5. dMultiple logistic regression after adjusting for job, education, marital status, children number, smoking and hookah, depression history, unemployment history in past 5 year, tragic events in past 6 months, energy expenditure, and physical activity
  6. eMultiple logistic regression after adjusting age, sex, non-depression drugs, smoking and hookah, history of depression, body mass index, energy expenditure, and physical activity