Subclinical vitamin A deficiency in Israeli-Bedouin toddlers

  title={Subclinical vitamin A deficiency in Israeli-Bedouin toddlers},
  author={Christian L. Coles and Amalia G. Levy and Raphael Gorodischer and Ron Dagan and Richard J. Deckelbaum and William S. Blaner and D. A. Fraser},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: This study was designed to estimate the prevalence of and evaluate risk factors for subclinical vitamin A deficiency in Arab-Bedouin children at age 18 months, followed from birth.Design: Community-based, prospective, cohort study conducted in Rahat, a large Arab-Bedouin township, located near the city of Beer Sheva in the Negev region of southern Israel.Subjects: Healthy Bedouin infants (n=117) from the township, born at Soroka University Medical Center (SUMC) in Beer Sheva, were… CONTINUE READING
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