Ethnicity is an independent correlate of biomarkers of micronutrient intake and status in American adults.

@article{Kant2007EthnicityIA,
  title={Ethnicity is an independent correlate of biomarkers of micronutrient intake and status in American adults.},
  author={Ashima K Kant and Barry I. Graubard},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 11},
  pages={2456-63}
}
Diet may be among the factors that mediate the acknowledged ethnicity and socioeconomic differentials in health. Biomarkers of nutritional exposure avoid reliance on biased self-reports of diet and allow an objective assessment of dietary differentials associated with ethnicity and socioeconomic position. We used data from the NHANES III (n = 13113) and NHANES 1999-2002 (n = 7246) to examine ethnic, education, and income differentials in serum concentrations of nutrients of putative public… CONTINUE READING

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