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Mild vitamin A deficiency and risk of respiratory tract diseases and diarrhea in preschool and school children in northeastern Thailand



Mild vitamin A deficiency and risk of respiratory tract diseases and diarrhea in preschool and school children in northeastern Thailand



American Journal of Epidemiology 131(2): 332-339



A cross-sectional study, a follow-up study, and an intervention trial were carried out to investigate the association between mild vitamin A deficiency and the occurrence of diarrhoea and respiratory diseases. Cross-sectional analysis was performed among 1772 children, 1-8 years old in the Sakon Nakhon province of northeastern Thailand. Children with a history of diarrhoea or respiratory disease had lower serum retinol and retinol-binding protein values.

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DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a115502



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