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Vitamin A Food Sources and its Consumption Pattern in a Rural Community in South-Eastern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Mbah2013VitaminAF,
  title={Vitamin A Food Sources and its Consumption Pattern in a Rural Community in South-Eastern Nigeria},
  author={B. O. Mbah and P. E. Davidson},
  year={2013}
}
Objective: This study was undertaken to identify the dietary sources of vitamin A and also to determine the consumption pattern of vitamin A in Aba South L.G.A. Methodology: A total number of one hundred and sixty-three households were selected. A random sampling technique was adopted. Questionnaire was designed to provide information on the socio-economic, food habits and food consumption pattern of vitamin A rich food sources in the households. Information was collected on diet history (24… 

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