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Prevalence and predictors of vitamin D deficiency in young African children

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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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10.1186/s12916-021-01985-8

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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Article number:
115
Publication date:
2021-05-20
Acceptance date:
2021-04-16
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1741-7015
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English
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1177820
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pubs:1177820
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2021-05-21

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