Prevalence and demographic factors associated with vitamin A deficiency in Colombian children aged 12-59 months.

@article{MartnezTorres2014PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and demographic factors associated with vitamin A deficiency in Colombian children aged 12-59 months.},
  author={Javier Mart{\'i}nez-Torres and Jos{\'e} Francisco Meneses-Ech{\'a}vez and Robinson Ram{\'i}rez-V{\'e}lez},
  journal={Endocrinologia y nutricion : organo de la Sociedad Espanola de Endocrinologia y Nutricion},
  year={2014},
  volume={61 9},
  pages={460-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the sociodemographic factors associated with subclinical vitamin A deficiency in a representative sample of Colombian children. Subjects and methods A cross-sectional, descriptive study was conducted of data from the 2010 National Nutrition Survey of Colombia (ENSIN 2010) on 4,279 children aged 12 to 59 months. Plasma vitamin A levels were measured using high resolution liquid chromatography (HRLC), and sociodemographic factors (sex, age, ethnicity, SISBEN score, and… CONTINUE READING

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