Determinants of vitamin d status among Jordanian employees: Focus on the night shift effect.

  title={Determinants of vitamin d status among Jordanian employees: Focus on the night shift effect.},
  author={Eman A Alefishat and Rana Abu Farha},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  volume={29 5},
OBJECTIVES To assess the association between night work and 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25OHD) levels, and to evaluate effect of potential risk factors on 25OHD levels. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 140 adult Jordanian employees were recruited. Demographic, lifestyle and working patterns data were documented through a well-structured questionnaire. Vitamin D status was assessed by measuring circulating concentrations of 25OHD. RESULTS Mean 25OHD level was 23.8 ng/ml. No significant difference… CONTINUE READING

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