High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in young children in a highly sunny humid country: a global health problem.

@article{Bener2009HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in young children in a highly sunny humid country: a global health problem.},
  author={Abdulbari Bener and Mariam Al-Ali and Georg Friedrich Hoffmann},
  journal={Minerva pediatrica},
  year={2009},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={15-22}
}
AIM Several studies indicate a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among young populations. Information about the vitamin D status in young adult populations from the Middle East is scarce. The vitamin D status can be expected to be influenced by highly different factors between various countries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in young Qatari children below 16 years of age. METHODS A cross-sectional study… CONTINUE READING

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