Prevalence and demographic factors associated with ferritin deficiency in Colombian children, 2010

Robinson Ramírez-Vélez, Javier Matínez-Torres, José Francisco Meneses-Echavez

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Abstract

Objectives. To determine prevalence and socio-demographic factors associated with ferritin deficiency in a representative sample of children in Colombia. Materials and methods. Cross sectional secondary data analysis of the National Survey on the Nutritional Situation (ENSIN) conducted in 2010 in Colombia in 3542 children between 12 and 59 months. Plasma ferritin levels were determined by chemiluminescence and values
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-242
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica
Volume31
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes

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