Distribution of and factors associated with serum homocysteine levels in children: Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health.

@article{Osganian1999DistributionOA,
  title={Distribution of and factors associated with serum homocysteine levels in children: Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health.},
  author={Stavroula Kalis Osganian and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Donna Spiegelman and E A Rimm and Jeffrey A. Cutler and Henry A. Feldman and David H. Montgomery and Larry S. Webber and Leslie A. Lytle and Linda L Bausserman and Philip R. Nader},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1999},
  volume={281 13},
  pages={1189-96}
}
CONTEXT Although evidence suggests that homocysteine is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in adults, little information exists on homocysteine levels in children. OBJECTIVES To describe the distribution of serum homocysteine concentrations among children and to examine the association between homocysteine levels and several characteristics, including serum levels of folic acid and vitamins B12 and B6. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis. SETTING School-based cohort from California… CONTINUE READING

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