Table 5Vitamin D and growth outcomes: Characteristics of cohort studies

Author Year
Study Name
Location
(Latitude)
[PMID]
PopulationVitamin D ConcentrationComparisonsConfounders/Effect Modifiers AdjustedComments
NutrientsDemographAnthropMedicalUV exposureLifestyle
Morley 200643
Australia
(38°S)
[16352684]
  • Health status
  • Mean age (range/SD), y
  • Male (%)
singleton pregnancy; no disease
29

0
Assay methodSeason blood drawnRIA



winter & summer
Length and weight in offspring stratified by mother’s 25(OH)DXXXX99%
white;
excluded
dark skin
or women
with
concealing
clothing
Gale 200842
PAHSG
UK (50°N)
[17311057]
  • Health status
  • Mean age (range/SD), y
  • Male (%)
singleton pregnancy 17 wk
26.3

0
Assay methodSeason blood drawnRIA



nd
Length and weight in offspring stratified by mother’s 25(OH)DXXWhite only

From: 3, Results

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Vitamin D and Calcium: A Systematic Review of Health Outcomes.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 183.
Chung M, Balk EM, Brendel M, et al.

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