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Predicting vitamin D deficiency in older Australian adults

Tran, Bich; Armstrong, Bruce K.; McGeechan, Kevin; Ebeling, Peter R.; English, Dallas R.; Kimlin, Michael G.; Lucas, Robyn; van der Pols, Jolieke, C.; Venn, Alison; Gebski, Val; Whiteman, David C.; Webb, Penelope M.; Neale, Rachel E.


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]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinical Endocrinology 79.5 (2013): 631-640
DOI: 10.1111/cen.12203


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