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Role of Vitamin D Deficiency in Extraskeletal Complications: Predictor of Health Outcome or Marker of Health Status?

Table 1

Examples of different vitamin D status definitions.

Mayo clinicInstitute of Medicine (IOM) Pilz et al. Kidney Disease Improving
Global Outcomes (KDIGO)
PMID*: 20675513PMID*: 21118827PMID*: 21682758PMID*: 19644521

Severe deficiency<25 At risk of deficiency<30 Deficiency<50 Deficiency<37
Moderate deficiency25–59.9 At risk of inadequate level30–49 Insufficiency50–74.9Insufficiency 37–75
Optimal60–200 Sufficient50–125 Optimal75–100Adequate>75
Possible toxicity>200 Possible toxicity>125 Sufficiency75–250

25(OH)D expressed in nmol/L. Conversion factor for 25(OH)D: 1 ng/mL = 2.496 nmol/L; *PMID: PubMed unique identification number.

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