Influence of participation on mortality in a randomized trial of vitamin A prophylaxis

I. Tarwotjo, Alfred Sommer, Keith West, E. Djunaedi, L. Mele, Barbara S Hawkins

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Abstract

Mortality of Sumatran children living in villages randomized to participate in a vitamin A capsule (200 000 IU) distribution program who received the capsule (n = 9776) was compared with those who did not (n = 2447) and with children living in villages randomized to serve as control subjects (n = 12 173). During the 4 mo after completion of the first distribution, mortality among preschool capsule recipients was

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1466-1471
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume45
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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Influence of participation on mortality in a randomized trial of vitamin A prophylaxis. / Tarwotjo, I.; Sommer, Alfred; West, Keith; Djunaedi, E.; Mele, L.; Hawkins, Barbara S.

In: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 45, No. 6, 1987, p. 1466-1471.

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