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Table 4 Summary statistics and prevalence data for users and non-users of vitamin supplementation.

From: Vitamin status and cognitive function in a long-term care population

  Vitamin Supplementation  
  Users (n = 28) Non-users (n = 47) p-value
Vitamin B 12 (pmol/L)    
   Mean (SD) 423.6 (191.6) 229.1 (96.7) p < 0.0001
   ≤221 2 (7.1%) 29 (61.7%) p < 0.0001
Erythrocyte folate (nmol/L)    
   Mean (SD) 1043.6 (345.8) 882.9 (371.1) p < 0.05
   <370 0 1 (2.1%) n.s.
Vitamin B 6 (nmol/L)    
   Mean (SD) 54.6 (25.3) 54.1 (19.1) n.s.
   ≤30 2 (7.1%) 2 (4.3%) n.s.
Hcy (μmol/L)    
   Mean (SD) 12.0 (4.9) 14.4 (6.7) p < 0.01
   >13.3 8 (28.6%) 23 (48.9%) n.s.
Niacin    
   Mean (SD) 177.7 (79.9) 151.5 (81.8) n.s.
   Niacin Ratio ≤1 4 (14.3%) 16 (34.0%) n.s.
  1. n.s. not significantly different