King, L and Dear, K and Harrison, SL and van der Mei, I and Brodie, AM and Kimlin, MG and Lucas, RM, Investigating the patterns and determinants of seasonal variation in vitamin D status in Australian adults: the Seasonal D Cohort Study, BMC Public Health, 16, (1) Article 892. ISSN 1471-2458 (2016) [Refereed Article]
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METHODS: The Seasonal D Study collected data 2-monthly for 12 months, including demographics, personal sun exposure using a diary and polysulphone dosimeters over 7 days, and blood for serum 25(OH)D concentration. The study recruited 333 adults aged 18-79 years living in Canberra (35°S, n = 168) and Brisbane (27°South, n = 165), Australia.
DISCUSSION: We report the study design and cohort description for the Seasonal D Study. The study has collected a wealth of data to examine inter- and intra-individual seasonal variation in vitamin D status and serum 25(OH)D levels in Australian adults.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||Vitamin D, Cohort, Season, Australia, Adult, Determinants|
|Research Division:||Medical and Health Sciences|
|Research Field:||Central Nervous System|
|Objective Group:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)|
|Objective Field:||Nervous System and Disorders|
|UTAS Author:||van der Mei, I (Associate Professor Ingrid van der Mei)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||4|
|Deposited By:||Menzies Institute for Medical Research|
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