Evidence on the association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25 [OH] D) and obesity during the first 5 years of life is limited in China. The objective of this study was to examine the associations between weight, weight for age z score (ZWAZ), weight for length/height z score (ZWHZ), and body mass index for age z score (ZBMI) and 25(OH)D. This was a large population-based cross-sectional multicenter study in which the children aged 0-5 years were recruited from 12 children's healthcare centers by a stratified cluster random-sampling method in 10 cities of the Jiangsu province, China. The 25(OH)D concentration was determined by ELISA. A total of 5289 children were investigated. For 0-71 months children with obesity and nonobesity, the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency was 36.0% and 29.8%, and the 25(OH)D level was 59.8 and 64.0 nmol/L, respectively, and there were all significant difference. Compared with children with nonobesity, children with obesity...
Is vitamin D deficiency influenced by obesity during the first 5 years of life? A cross-sectional multicenter study.
Rui Qin, Department of Child Health Care, Jiangsu Women and Children Health Hospital, Women and Child Branch Hospital of Jiangsu Province Hospital, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, No. 368, Jiangdong Road, Gulou District, Nanjing, 210036, China. E-mail email@example.com
Yan Zhao, Rui Qin, Hong, Heyu Lv, Kan Ye, Yarong Wei, Wen Zheng, Hongxia Qi, Yufei Ni, Li Zhang, Guoqiang Yang, Guoqin Liu, Aiping Wu; Is vitamin D deficiency influenced by obesity during the first 5 years of life? A cross-sectional multicenter study.. IFIS Food and Health Sciences Database 2023; doi:
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