Iron status and non-specific symptoms of female students.

  title={Iron status and non-specific symptoms of female students.},
  author={Anna M Rangan and G D Blight and Colin W Binns},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  volume={17 4},
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between iron status and non-specific symptoms among female students. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS AND SETTING Data were collected from 255 female students, aged 15 to 30 years, attending Curtin University of Technology, Perth or secondary schools in the Perth metropolitan area. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Frequency of non-specific symptoms, psychological distress based on the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), and iron status measured by standard… CONTINUE READING

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