Table 1: Treatment scheme with different intakes of vitamin D according to the 25(OH)D basal level of the subjects.

Week 0Week 2Week 4Week 8Total

Group 1
≤10 ng/mL
Treated group ( ) 75,000 UI 75,000 UI 50,000 UI 50,000 UI 250,000 UI
Placebo ( )placeboplaceboplaceboplaceboplacebo
Group 2
>10 ng/mL and ≤20 ng/mL
Treated group ( ) 75,000 UI 50,000 UI 25,000 UI 25,000 UI 175,000 UI
Placebo ( )placeboplaceboplaceboplaceboplacebo
Group 3
>20 ng/mL and ≤30 ng/mL
Treated group ( ) 50,000 UI 25,000 UI 25,000 UI 25,000 UI 125,000 UI
Placebo ( )placeboplaceboplaceboplaceboplacebo
Group 4
>30 ng/mL and ≤60 ng/mL
Treated group ( ) 25,000 UI 25,000 UI 25,000 UI 25,000 UI 100,000 UI
Placebo ( )placeboplaceboplaceboplaceboplacebo