A global representation of vitamin D status in healthy populations: reply to comment by Saadi

  title={A global representation of vitamin D status in healthy populations: reply to comment by Saadi},
  author={Denys A. Wahl and Cyrus Cooper and Peter R. Ebeling and Manfred Eggersdorfer and Jennifer Hilger and Kristina Hoffmann and R. G. Josse and John A. Kanis and Ambrish Mithal and Dominique D. Pierroz and Judy Stenmark and Elisabeth St{\"o}cklin and Bess Dawson-Hughes},
  journal={Archives of Osteoporosis},
Dear Editor,We appreciatethe thoughtfulletter fromDr. SaadiconcerningthestudyfromSaudiArabiathatweincludedinourarticleon“A global representation of vitamin D status in healthy pop-ulations”[1].Ashepointsout,weincludedanarticledescrib-ingthevitaminDstatusofwomeninSaudiArabiathatdidnotmeet our inclusion criteria because it was derived from aclinical setting and because it excluded women with 25OHDlevels under 50 nmol/L [2]. This article should have beenexcluded. We regret the error and will… 
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