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Table 4 Changes in risk factors over time

From: A 6-month “self-monitoring” lifestyle modification with increased sunlight exposure modestly improves vitamin D status, lipid profile and glycemic status in overweight and obese Saudi adults with varying glycemic levels

  Non-DMT2 group N = 67 Pre-DM group N = 47 DMT2 group N = 37
Baseline 6 months P-value Baseline 6 months P-value Baseline 6 months P-value
Obesity 64.7 64.7 NS 64.3 61.9 NS 64.7 67.6 NS
Hypertension 23.6 26.0 0.006 21.4 34.3 0.0001 33.3 51.6 0.008
Hypertriglyceridemia 32.4 32.4 NS 46.8 38.3 0.04 48.6 52.6 NS
Vitamin D deficiency 67.6 52.2 0.009 55.3 52.2 0.008 62.2 48.6 0.04
  1. Note: Data presented as percentages (%); NS – not significant; significance at p < 0.05.