Vitamin D status is associated with sociodemographic factors, lifestyle and metabolic health.

@article{Jskelinen2013VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D status is associated with sociodemographic factors, lifestyle and metabolic health.},
  author={Tuija J{\"a}{\"a}skel{\"a}inen and Paul Knekt and Jukka Marniemi and Laura Sares-J{\"a}ske and Satu M{\"a}nnist{\"o} and Markku Heli{\"o}vaara and Ritva J{\"a}rvinen},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={513-25}
}
PURPOSE Low serum 25(OH)D concentration has been shown to predict the occurrence of several chronic diseases. It is, however, still unclear whether the associations are causal or due to confounding. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between serum 25(OH)D concentration and sociodemographic, lifestyle and metabolic health-related factors. METHODS The study population comprised 5,714 men and women, aged 30-79 years, from the Health 2000 Survey representing the Finnish… CONTINUE READING