The influence of vitamin A status on iron-deficiency anaemia in anaemic adolescent schoolgirls in Myanmar.


OBJECTIVE The present study was conducted to investigate reasons for the high prevalence of anaemia among adolescent schoolgirls and to elucidate the role of vitamin A in contributing to Fe-deficiency anaemia (IDA). DESIGN Among 1269 schoolgirls who were previously screened for anaemia (Hb < 120 g/l), 391 anaemic girls were further assessed for Fe… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1368980013002723


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