Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in a North London antenatal population

M Parisaei , A Govind, J Clements, P Arora, Harsha P Lashkari, P Kapila

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Abstract

Objective: We evaluated the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the antenatal patients attending North Middlesex University
Hospital between March 2008 and March 2009.
Study design: A prospective study of maternal levels of vitamin D at booking.
Results: The prevalence of both deficient and insufficient levels of 25[OH]D was 87.6% across all included patients.
Conclusion: There is a high prevalence of asymptomatic vitamin D deficiency in the antenatal booking population
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-116
Number of pages4
JournalObstetric Medicine
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23-09-2011

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