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Table 3 Functional and ambulatory status of patients after 12-week follow-up

From: High-dose versus low-dose ergocalciferol for correcting hypovitaminosis D after fragility hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial

Clinical variables Low-dose group (n = 61) High-dose group (n = 58) p-value
Functional status, n (%)
 - Bed bound 6 (9.8) 4 (6.9) 0.374
 - Outdoor 41 (67.2) 35 (60.3)  
 - Indoor 14 (23.0) 19 (32.8)  
Ambulatory status, n (%)
 - Independent without gait aid 28 (45.9) 21 (36.2) 0.514
 - Single cane 5 (8.2) 5 (8.6)  
 - Tripod cane 0 (0.0) 2 (3.4)  
 - Quad cane 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
 - Pick up walker 20 (32.8) 22 (37.9)  
 - Wheel chair 2 (3.3) 4 (6.9)  
 - Bed bound 6 (9.8) 4 (6.9)