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Table 4 Summary of serum vitamin D and calcium levels in mothers and newborn babies

From: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women and their babies in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Mothers Baby (cord blood)
Range n = 79 (%) Range n = 81 (%)
Vitamin D (ng/ml)
 < 20 64 (81) < 20 29 (35.8)
 20–29 9 (11.4) 20–29 30 (37)
 30–100 6 (7.6) 30–100 22 (27.2)
 > 100 0 (0) > 100 0 (0)
Calcium (mg/dl)
 < 8.4 53 (67) < 9 52 (64.2)
 8.4 –  10.2 26 (33) 9–11.5 29 (35.8)
 > 10.2 0 (0) > 11.5 0 (0)