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Table 4 Correlation coefficients between calcium, vitamin D and obesity-related phenotypes at baseline (n = 870)

From: The effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on obesity in postmenopausal women: secondary analysis for a large-scale, placebo controlled, double-blind, 4-year longitudinal clinical trial

   BMI TrF TrL PTrF
Calcium Dietary Ca Intake -0.054 -0.054 -0.016 -0.065
  Habitual Ca Suppl. -0.120** -0.146** -0.085* -0.146**
  Total Ca Intake -0.119** -0.136** -0.068* -0.145**
Vitamin D Habitual Vit D Suppl. -0.065 -0.071* -0.029 -0.093**
  Serum 25(OH)D -0.260** -0.294** -0.179** -0.281**
  1. Note: *: P < 0.05; **: P < 0.01.
  2. BMI: body mass index; TrF: trunk fat; TrL: trunk lean; PTrF: percentage of trunk fat.
  3. In the data analysis, the selected subjects in Table 1 were pooled together at baseline. Correlation coefficients were calculated by Pearson correlation.