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Higher sun exposure is associated with lower risk of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: a matched case-control study.

Holmes, Elizabeth; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise; Pezic, Angela; Ellis, Justine A.; Kirkwood, CD; Lucas, Robyn


OBJECTIVES: The incidence of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasing worldwide. Ecological studies show higher incidence in regions at higher latitude or lower ambient ultraviolet radiation; individual-level associations with sun exposure have not been assessed.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000002390
Access Rights: Open Access


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