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Table 1 Demographic and transplantation characteristics of the study population expressed as mean (± SD) or median (range) as possible

From: Status of vitamin D and parameters of calcium homeostasis in renal transplant recipients in Nepal: a cross sectional study

Variable Recently transplanted recipients (n = 41) Long term transplant recipients (n = 39) P -value
Age (years) 36.12 ± 10.13 40.21 ± 12.52 NS
Gender (Male/Female) 36/5 32/7 NS
Weight (kg) 58.41 ± 10.55 60.46 ± 9.19 NS
Height (cm) 163.93 ± 6.62 164.1 ± 8.25 NS
BMI (kg/m2) 21.72 ± 3.60 22.43 ± 2.90 NS
Time post-transplantation (months) 5.93 ± 2.50 30.51 ± 13.65 < 0.001
Pre-transplant dialysis (months) 5.00 (0.00–24.00) 5.00 (0.00–18.00) NS
Sunlight avoidance (Partial/No avoidance) 36/5 34/5 NS