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Cross-sectional associations of vitamin D status with asthma prevalence, exacerbations, and control in New Zealand adults

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 2018-12-06 06:02:42.207

Authors

Shwe Sin Win
Carlos A. Camargo Jr
Kay-Tee Khaw
Carlene M. M. Lawes
John D. Sluyter
Debbie Waayer
Les Toop
Robert Scragg

Year of Publication

2018

Source

The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology [Epub ahead of print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Abstract

In this study, the authors examined the links between vitamin D status with asthma prevalence, exacerbations, and control. The results suggest "asthmatic adults with lower vitamin D status are more likely to receive urgent asthma medical care and to experience poor asthma control."

Type of Study

Quantitative

How to Access

To read the full abstract and for information on how to access the full text, go to: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsbmb.2018.11.016 or contact your DHB library, local or organisational library for assistance.