Table 3

Correlation between colonic epithelial proliferation and serum vitamin D3 levels

Total groupBaselineStudy end
ProliferationSloper2PProliferationSloper2P
25-OH D3
 Epithelial cell56.1 ± 5.0+0.060.1020.43757.6 ± 5.7+0.080.0270.337
 Labeled cell3.24 ± 0.9−0.010.0240.3463.28 ± 0.6−0.220.1650.014
 Labeling index %5.79 ± 1.6−0.030.0400.2265.73 ± 1.2−0.450.2080.005
 phi h × 10−28.22 ± 7.+0.960.0240.3466.98 ± 4.8−0.140.1200.038
 Lh × 10−12.79 ± 2.67+0.160.0050.6842.48 ± 2.6−0.670.1600.016
1,25-(OH)2 D3
 Epithelial cell56.1 ± 5.0+0.030.0030.73757.6 ± 5.67+0.160.0840.087
 Labeled cell3.24 ± 0.94+0.010.0060.6543.28 ± 0.62+0.020.0930.070
 Labeling index5.80 ± 1.6+0.010.0050.6665.73 ± 1.16+0.020.0280.335
 phi h × 10−28.22 ± 7.02−0.030.0020.7876.98 ± 4.81+0.090.0360.277
 Lh × 10−12.79 ± 2.69+0.060.0010.8852.48 ± 2.59+0.470.0620.144