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Table 3
Mean 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations, by racial background, month of blood collection, milk consumption, age group and sex, household population aged 6 to 79 years, Canada, 2007 to 2009

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Age group and sex Racial background Month of blood collection Milk consumption
White Other† April to October November to March More than once a day Once a day Less than once a day
Average nmol/L 95% confidence interval Average nmol/L 95% confidence interval Average nmol/L 95% confidence interval Average nmol/L 95% confidence interval Average nmol/L 95% confidence interval Average nmol/L 95% confidence interval Average nmol/L 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to from to from to from to from to
Total 6 to 79 years 71.2* 68.8 73.7 52.3 49.1 55.5 70.0 65.6 74.4 64.1 60.3 67.9 75.0* 72.5 77.5 68.1* 65.3 71.0 62.7 60.5 64.9
Female 73.3* 71.4 75.2 53.0 49.9 56.1 72.0* 68.6 75.4 66.3 63.3 69.3 75.8* 73.9 77.6 69.6* 67.2 72.1 65.9 63.4 68.3
Male 69.1* 65.7 72.6 51.6 47.3 56.0 68.1 62.4 73.7 61.7 56.5 66.9 74.2* 70.6 77.7 66.6* 61.8 71.4 59.7 56.8 62.5
6 to 11 years 78.5* 74.5 82.5 63.3 54.7 71.9 76.1 69.7 82.5 73.0 63.0 83.1 78.5* 74.4 82.6 67.9 61.2 74.7 69.6 61.8 77.3
Female 77.8* 73.0 82.6 56.7 46.0 67.4 74.1 66.7 81.6 71.4 58.7 84.1 77.5 72.4 82.6 64.0 55.0 73.0 70.1 58.9 81.2
Male 79.2 74.8 83.6 69.4 61.8 76.9 77.9 72.2 83.6 74.8 66.3 83.3 79.4* 75.2 83.5 72.3 67.6 76.9 69.0 60.2 77.8
12 to 19 years 72.2* 68.3 76.1 54.8 48.3 61.2 73.5* 67.5 79.4 60.1 53.4 66.9 74.1* 69.0 79.3 68.1* 62.0 74.3 58.9 52.8 65.0
Female 76.9* 73.0 80.8 52.8 45.9 59.7 75.7* 69.9 81.4 62.4 56.8 68.1 77.7* 71.1 84.2 70.0* 63.3 76.8 62.8 56.2 69.3
Male 68.1* 62.9 73.2 56.8 47.4 66.3 71.2* 62.9 79.5 58.3 50.2 66.4 71.5* 65.1 78.0 65.7* 55.9 75.5 55.1 49.0 61.1
20 to 39 years 70.2* 65.7 74.7 47.8 44.2 51.3 69.3* 62.2 76.4 59.6 54.8 64.4 71.3* 65.4 77.3 67.9* 62.8 73.0 58.4 53.9 62.9
Female 75.5* 71.5 79.6 48.9 46.5 51.2 74.3* 67.5 81.1 64.2 59.7 68.8 73.8 68.4 79.2 71.5 65.8 77.1 64.9 58.0 71.8
Male 64.9* 58.4 71.4 46.8 41.2 52.4 65.0 56.0 74.1 54.6 47.8 61.3 68.8* 61.1 76.6 64.5* 57.3 71.7 52.3 47.2 57.3
40 to 59 years 69.6* 67.5 71.8 50.7 44.4 57.0 68.2 64.0 72.4 63.6 59.3 67.8 76.1* 72.8 79.4 66.2 62.6 69.7 63.6 61.2 66.0
Female 69.4* 67.8 71.1 52.4 46.5 58.2 69.2* 66.6 71.8 63.8 60.6 67.1 73.2* 67.2 79.2 66.6 63.5 69.8 65.2 62.4 67.9
Male 69.9* 66.4 73.4 49.4 41.9 57.0 67.3 61.0 73.6 63.2 56.5 69.9 79.5* 75.2 83.7 65.7 59.1 72.3 62.0 58.7 65.3
60 to 79 years 73.1* 70.4 75.8 62.4 54.6 70.2 70.2 66.4 74.0 75.5 72.7 78.3 78.9* 75.5 82.2 72.5* 69.5 75.5 68.8 65.4 72.2
Female 74.1 70.7 77.4 67.0 54.9 79.1 71.1* 66.8 75.4 78.1 74.4 81.9 80.0* 75.3 84.7 73.5 67.1 79.9 69.8 65.9 73.8
Male 72.0* 68.9 75.2 57.2 52.2 62.3 69.2 64.9 73.4 72.9 67.2 78.7 77.2* 69.5 84.9 71.4 67.9 74.9 67.8 64.3 71.3
* significantly different from estimate for reference category of same age and sex
reference category
self-reported racial and cultural background, including Chinese, South Asian, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Southeast Asian, Arab, West Asian, Japanese, Korean, Aboriginal, and Other
Source: 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey.