Vitamin A status, other risk factors and acute respiratory infection morbidity in children.

@article{Dudley1997VitaminAS,
  title={Vitamin A status, other risk factors and acute respiratory infection morbidity in children.},
  author={Lilian Dudley and Gregory Gd Hussey and J Huskissen and G Kessow},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={65-70}
}
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the association between vitamin A status and the severity of acute respiratory infections (ARIs) in children, controlling for the influence of other known ARI risk factors. DESIGN Case control study. SETTING Ambulatory and hospital-based study. PATIENTS Severe cases (N = 35) were children with ARI who were admitted to hospital for inpatient treatment, while mild cases (N = 32) were children with ARI who were treated as outpatients. The control group (N = 54… CONTINUE READING

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