Vitamin A deficiency and xerophthalmia among school-aged children in Southeastern Asia

V. Singh, Keith West

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Abstract

Objective: To determine provisional estimates of the extent of vitamin A (VA) deficiency and xerophthalmia among school-aged children. Design: Literature search of published, unpublished and website-based population survey and study reports, with country-specific imputation of prevalence rates and numbers of children affected by: (1) VA deficiency based on measured or imputed distributions of serum retinol concentration

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1342-1349
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume58
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2004

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Keywords

  • Bitot's spots
  • Night blindness
  • School-aged children
  • South-East Asia
  • Vitamin A deficiency
  • Xerophthalmia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Food Science

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Vitamin A deficiency and xerophthalmia among school-aged children in Southeastern Asia. / Singh, V.; West, Keith.

In: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 58, No. 10, 10.2004, p. 1342-1349.

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