Predicting vitamin D deficiency in older Australian adults
Tran, Bich; Armstrong, Bruce K; McGeechan, Kevin; Ebeling, Peter R; English, Dallas R; Kimlin, Michael G; van der Pols, Jolieke, C; Venn, Alison; Gebski, Val; Whiteman, David C; Webb, Penelope M; Neale, Rachel E; Lucas, Robyn
OBJECTIVE: There has been a dramatic increase in vitamin D testing in Australia in recent years, prompting calls for targeted testing. We sought to develop a model to identify people most at risk of vitamin D deficiency. Design and Participants: This is a cross-sectional study of 644 60- to 84-year-old participants, 95% of whom were Caucasian, who took part in a pilot randomized controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation. MEASUREMENTS: Baseline 25(OH)D was measured using the Diasorin...[Show more]
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|Source:||Clinical Endocrinology 79.5 (2013): 631-640|
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