Use of folic acid supplements, particularly by low-income and young women: a series of systematic reviews to inform public health policy in the UK.

@article{Stockley2008UseOF,
  title={Use of folic acid supplements, particularly by low-income and young women: a series of systematic reviews to inform public health policy in the UK.},
  author={Lynn Stockley and Vivien Lund},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={807-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To provide a basis for making recommendations on the potential to improve use of folic acid supplements in the UK, particularly among low-income and young women. DESIGN Systematic reviews of relevant research from 1989 to May 2006 in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. RESULTS Twenty-six systematic reviews and/or meta-analyses were identified from the wider public health literature, and eighteen studies on the effectiveness of preconception interventions were… CONTINUE READING

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