VITAMIN D STATUS IN VARYING AGE GROUPS OF BOTH THE GENDERS.

Jayakrishnan. S, Jayanthi Bai. N

Abstract


Vitamin D deficiency is widespread in all age groups worldwide. Majority of the population is unaware of this and also the role of Vitamin D in health care aspect apart from skeletal metabolism and calcium homeostasis. Vitamin D levels measured in 3320 subjects. Both males and females were included. Sixty-five percentage of subjects were deficient in Vitamin D 22.9% insufficient and only 12.5% had sufficient levels of Vitamin D. Older people had higher Vitamin D levels compared to adolescents and younger children. The overall analysis points out higher Vitamin D levels in females of older age groups.      


Keywords


Vitamin D Deciency, Measures To Manage Vitamin D Deciency.

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