Risk factors for low iron intake and poor iron status in a national sample of British young people aged 4-18 years.

@article{Thane2003RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for low iron intake and poor iron status in a national sample of British young people aged 4-18 years.},
  author={C W Thane and C. J. Bates and Andrew M Prentice},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={485-96}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence and dietary, sociodemographic and lifestyle risk factors of low iron intake and poor iron status in British young people. DESIGN National Diet and Nutrition Survey of young people aged 4-18 years. SETTING Great Britain, 1997. SUBJECTS In total, 1699 young people provided 7-day weighed dietary records, of which 11% were excluded because the participant reported being unwell with eating habits affected. Blood was obtained from 1193 participants, with iron… CONTINUE READING

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