Vitamin B12 serostatus in Colombian children and adult women: Results from a nationally representative survey

  • Herran O
  • Ward J
  • Villamor E
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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with many adverse health outcomes and is highly prevalent worldwide. The present study assesses the prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency and marginal deficiency in Colombian children and women and examines the sociodemographic correlates of serum vitamin B12 concentrations in these groups. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, nationally representative survey. SETTING: Colombia. SUBJECTS: Children

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Authors

  • Oscar F Herran

  • Julia B Ward

  • Eduardo Villamor

  • O F Herrán

  • Julia B Ward

  • Eduardo Villamor

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