Serum retinol levels among preschool children in Central Java: demographic and socioeconomic determinants.

@article{Kjolhede1995SerumRL,
  title={Serum retinol levels among preschool children in Central Java: demographic and socioeconomic determinants.},
  author={Chris L Kjolhede and Rebecca Y Stallings and Michael J. Dibley and T Sadjimin and S Dawiesah and S Padmawati},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={399-403}
}
BACKGROUND Vitamin A deficiency is a significant problem in many countries in the developing world. Reports have noted demographic and socioeconomic risk factors for vitamin A deficiency. 'Deficiency' has usually been defined by clinical signs and symptoms which represent only a small proportion of those children at increased risk for vitamin A preventable morbidity and mortality. METHODS As part of a population-based trial of vitamin A to prevent childhood morbidity, we collected census data… CONTINUE READING

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