Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among Chinese pregnant women

Monday, Mar 11, 2019

Vitamin D status among pregnancy women in Shanghai, China, was examined at 16 weeks of gestation. Vitamin D deficiency was reported in 32.58% women (7,526 out of 23,100) whereas 33.11% (7,649 out of 23,100) had vitamin D inadequacy. Vitamin D deficiency was associated with various factors including age, milk consumption, use of vitamin D supplement, education level, etc. Vitamin D deficiency was also closely related to undesirable maternal and infant outcomes.

Reference:

Yang L, et al. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency during second trimester of pregnancy in Shanghai China, risk factors
 

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