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Zanko J Med Sci 2016, 16(51): 22-27 Back to browse issues page
Survey of vitamin D3 level in patients referred to health centers in the north of Tehran city
Hamid Lavakhamseh , Eamail Saberi , Tohid Roozbahani , Amin Abbasi , Faezeh Ezzati
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Background and Aim: In most cases the vitamin D3 through food sources is not sufficient, the same food sources are limited and cannot meet the needs of children and adults. Due to lack of studies in the field of D3 vitamins, especially in Tehran, as well deficiency of this vitamin, we decided to determine deficiency rate of this vitamin in north of Tehran city.

Materials and Methods: This cross-over study was performed in during January 2013 to January 2016 on 873 patients between the all ages in north of Tehran. Vitamin 3D measuring performed by ELecsys 2010 apparatus.

Results: The results show that 63 % of surveyed peoples had insufficient level of vitamin D3, of which approximately 21% suffer extreme poverty.

Conclusion: Vitamin D3 deficiency observed in north of Tehran city and is in a critical condition. Therefore, proper notification by hospitals, laboratories and other medical centers is necessary.

Keywords: Vitamin D3, Patients, Health Centers
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/02/11 | Accepted: 2016/04/3 | Published: 2016/05/1
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Lavakhamseh H, Saberi E, Roozbahani T, Abbasi A, Ezzati F. Survey of vitamin D3 level in patients referred to health centers in the north of Tehran city. Zanko J Med Sci. 2016; 16 (51) :22-27
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