Prevalence of Dietary Supplement Use in Korean Children and Adolescents: Insights from Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2009

@inproceedings{Yoon2012PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of Dietary Supplement Use in Korean Children and Adolescents: Insights from Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2009},
  author={Ji Ye Yoon and Hyun Ah Park and Jae Heon Kang and Kyung Woo Kim and Yang Im Hur and Jin Joo Park and Ran Lee and Hyun Hye Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2012}
}
The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of dietary supplement (DS) use in Korean children and adolescents and to examine the related factors associated with DS use from the 4th Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Total 6,131 participants aged between 2 and 18 yr were included in the analysis. We estimated the prevalence of DS use mainly from the DS questionnaire data of the Nutrition Survey. Reported supplements were classified according to the Health… CONTINUE READING