Sub clinical vitamin A deficiency and anemia among Vietnamese children less than five years of age

N.C. Khan, N.X. Ninh, N.V. Nhien, H.H. Khoi, C.E. West, J.G.A.J. Hautvast

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Abstract

The objective of the study was to assess the prevalence of sub clinical vitamin A deficiency and anemia in Vietnamese children. For this, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in 40 villages (clus-ters) of four ecological regions in Vietnam during Apr-May 2001. In total 1657 children less than 5 years old were included by a cluster random sampling method. The prevalence of sub clinical vita-min A deficiency (serum retinol
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-157
JournalAsia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume16
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • preschool-children
  • iron-deficiency
  • marshall-islands
  • pregnant-women
  • supplementation

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