Prevalence and predictors of vitamin D deficiency in young African children
Background Children living in sub-Saharan Africa have a high burden of rickets and infectious diseases, conditions that are linked to vitamin D deficiency. However, data on the vitamin D status of young African children and its environmental and genetic predictors are limited. We aimed to examine the prevalence and predictors of vitamin D deficiency in young African children.
Methods We measured 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and typed the single nucleoti... Expand abstract
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