Vitamin D Deficiency By Race

Only 3% of black and Hispanic women have healthy D levels; only 19% of whites > 40 ng/ml! 50 ng/ml is safe from Covid, and 80-100 ng/ml is ideal.


The chart below shows vitamin D serum levels in US women of childbearing age (18-45 years), by race/ethnicity, based on data from NHANES 2009-2010. 87% of the population had levels BELOW the 40 ng/ml recommended for a healthy pregnancy.

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