A prospective study of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and mortality among African Americans and non-African Americans.


The beneficial biologic effects attributed to vitamin D suggest a potential to influence overall mortality. Evidence addressing this hypothesis is limited, especially for African Americans who have a high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency. The authors conducted a nested case-control study within the prospective Southern Community Cohort Study to relate… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kws348


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