Article

Determinants of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in healthy young adults living in the Western Cape, South Africa

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 61, issue 4, 2019 , pages: 150–158
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2019.1621047
Author(s): J VisserDivision of Human Nutrition, Department of Global Health, South Africa, K KnightDivision of Human Nutrition, Department of Global Health, South Africa, L PhilipsDivision of Human Nutrition, Department of Global Health, South Africa, W VisserDivision of Dermatology, South Africa, M WallaceCancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), Cape Town, South Africa,, DG NelCentre for Statistical Consultation, South Africa, R BlaauwDivision of Human Nutrition, Department of Global Health, South Africa

Abstract

Background: Vitamin D deficiency is fast emerging as a global pandemic. In South Africa few studies have been conducted to determine the vitamin D status of the healthy population.

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