Low Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency among Nepalese Infants Despite High Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency among Their Mothers

@inproceedings{Haugen2016LowPO,
  title={Low Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency among Nepalese Infants Despite High Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency among Their Mothers},
  author={Johanne Haugen and Manjeswori Ulak and Ram Krisna Chandyo and Sigrun Henjum and Andrew L Thorne-Lyman and Per Magne Ueland and \Oivind Midtun and Prakash Sunder Shrestha and Tor A Strand},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Describing vitamin D status and its predictors in various populations is important in order to target public health measures. OBJECTIVES To describe the status and predictors of vitamin D status in healthy Nepalese mothers and infants. METHODS 500 randomly selected Nepalese mother and infant pairs were included in a cross-sectional study. Plasma 25(OH)D concentrations were measured by LC-MS/MS and multiple linear regression analyses were used to identify predictors of vitamin D… CONTINUE READING
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