A global representation of vitamin D status in healthy populations

  title={A global representation of vitamin D status in healthy populations},
  author={D. A. Wahl and C. Cooper and P. Ebeling and M. Eggersdorfer and J. Hilger and K. Hoffmann and R. Josse and J. A. Kanis and A. Mithal and D. D. Pierroz and J. Stenmark and E. St{\"o}cklin and B. Dawson-Hughes},
  journal={Archives of Osteoporosis},
  • D. A. Wahl, C. Cooper, +10 authors B. Dawson-Hughes
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Osteoporosis
  • PurposeThis paper visualizes the available data on vitamin D status on a global map, examines the existing heterogeneities in vitamin D status and identifies research gaps.MethodsA graphical illustration of global vitamin D status was developed based on a systematic review of the worldwide literature published between 1990 and 2011. Studies were eligible if they included samples of randomly selected males and females from the general population and assessed circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25… CONTINUE READING
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