Mild riboflavin deficiency is highly prevalent in school-age children but does not increase risk for anaemia in Côte d'Ivoire.

@article{Rohner2007MildRD,
  title={Mild riboflavin deficiency is highly prevalent in school-age children but does not increase risk for anaemia in C{\^o}te d'Ivoire.},
  author={Fabian Rohner and Michael B. Zimmermann and Rita Wegm{\"u}ller and Andreas B. Tschannen and Richard F Hurrell},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={
          970-6
        }
}
There are few data on the prevalence of riboflavin deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa, and it remains unclear whether riboflavin status influences the risk for anaemia. The aims of this study were to: (1) measure the prevalence of riboflavin deficiency in children in south-central Côte d'Ivoire; (2) estimate the riboflavin content of the local diet; and (3) determine if riboflavin deficiency predicts anaemia and/or iron deficiency. In 5- to 15-year-old children (n 281), height, weight… CONTINUE READING

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