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Table 1 Descriptive data on the age, weight, serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, parathyroid hormone, total calcium, inorganic phosphorus, ionised calcium and mid-tibial cortical bone density of pet rabbits

From: The relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone concentration in assessing vitamin D deficiency in pet rabbits

Parameter na Mean SD Range
Age (years) 134 2.7 2.0 0.1–9.3
Weight (kg) 133 2.4 1.2 0.3–6.2
25-hydroxyvitamin D (ng/mL) 139 25.9 11.7 4.5–67.5
Parathyroid hormone (pg/mL) 139b 4.8 7.6  < 0.5–49.1
Total calcium (mmol/L) 134 3.65 0.19 2.9–4.0
Ionised calcium (mmol/L) 104 1.64 0.12 1.2–1.9
Inorganic phosphorus (mmol/L) 137 1.23 0.19 0.6–2.5
Mid-tibial cortical bone density (mg/cm3) 73 1392.5 81.4 926.2–1498.3
  1. aNumber of rabbits
  2. bPTH concentration below limit of detection (LOD) in 8 samples (mean 0.26, range 0.04—0, 4 pg/mL)