Pica associated with iron deficiency or depletion: clinical and laboratory correlates in 262 non-pregnant adult outpatients

@inproceedings{Barton2010PicaAW,
  title={Pica associated with iron deficiency or depletion: clinical and laboratory correlates in 262 non-pregnant adult outpatients},
  author={James C Barton and Jackson Clayborn Barton and Luigi F. Bertoli},
  booktitle={BMC blood disorders},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND There are many descriptions of the association of pica with iron deficiency in adults, but there are few reports in which observations available at diagnosis of iron deficiency were analyzed using multivariable techniques to identify significant predictors of pica. We sought to identify clinical and laboratory correlates of pica in adults with iron deficiency or depletion using univariable and stepwise forward logistic regression analyses. METHODS We reviewed charts of 262 non… CONTINUE READING
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