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Dietary intakes of folate and vitamin B12 in female urban slum-dwellers in Mumbai, India

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Aims: To estimate dietary intakes of folate and vitamin B12 (vital nutrients during the early stages of human development) in women of childbearing age (15 40 years). Study design: Baseline data were collected from 1668 women recruited to an intervention trial. Materials: An interviewer-administered food frequency questionnaire (101 items, 15 food-groups) was developed to obtain intakes in the past month. Data were recorded as frequencies ranging from three times/day to once/month or less. Daily folate and B12 intakes were calculated, assuming standard portion sizes, and using published nutrient-content tables and (for GLVs) laboratory analysis. Outcome measures: Adequacy of intakes according to ICMR Recommended Daily Allowances (RDAs; folate 100 mg/day; B12 1 mg/day).

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Chheda, P., Devi, S., Margetts, B.M., Fall, C.H.D., Potdar, R.D., Sahariah, S.A., Kehoe, S., Fisher, D.J., Rao, S. and Taskar, V. (2007) Dietary intakes of folate and vitamin B12 in female urban slum-dwellers in Mumbai, India Early Human Development, 83, (Supplement 1), S151-S152. (doi:10.1016/S0378-3782(07)70413-9).

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Published date: September 2007
Additional Information: Posters: P2-81
Keywords: female, india

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Local EPrints ID: 60987
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/60987
ISSN: 0378-3782
PURE UUID: fb5d40de-f7c6-4488-a41c-bf686de0f0fc

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Date deposited: 29 Sep 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:22

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Author: P. Chheda
Author: S. Devi
Author: B.M. Margetts
Author: C.H.D. Fall
Author: R.D. Potdar
Author: S.A. Sahariah
Author: S. Kehoe
Author: D.J. Fisher
Author: S. Rao
Author: V. Taskar

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