The high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency across Australian populations is only partly explained by season and latitude
BACKGROUND: Inadequate sun exposure and dietary vitamin D intake can result in vitamin D insufficiency. However, limited data are available on actual vitamin D status and predictors in healthy individuals in different regions and by season. METHODS: We compared vitamin D status [25-hydroxyvitamin D ; 25(OH) D] in people < 60 years of age using data from cross-sectional studies of three regions across Australia: southeast Queensland (27°S ; 167 females and 211 males) , Geelong region (38°S ;...[Show more]
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