Abstract. RONCADA, Maria José. Hipovitaminosis “A”: serum vitamin “A” content and cacotene level in the State of S. Paulo, Brazil, seaside populations. Rev. Hipovitaminose A Introdução Patologia; Grupo etário e sócio demográfico afetado; Principais características da dieta; Modificações da Receita; Patologia. 3 abr. HIPOVITAMINOSE A. LR. Lyandra Rafaela. Updated 3 HIPOVITAMINOSE A. Aspectos gerais. do Metabolismo. Doenças que precipitam.

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The Mantel-Haenszel chi-squared test was used in the descriptive analysis, to test the statistical significance hipovltaminose proportions. Food and Agriculture Organization. Prevalence of hypovitaminosis A among preschool children from northeastern Brazil, It must furthermore be taken into consideration that children who present a specific deficiency in one micronutrient normally have multiple deficiencies. Even so, the data available on the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in this region are sparse.

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In the present study, a statistically significant association was observed between serum retinol levels and anthropometric state when evaluated using the weight-for-age indicator.

There must be a commitment to reducing vitamin A deficiency in order to ensure the adequate development of future generations. On the basis of the clinical occurrence hipovitaminosse ocular signs and symptoms and the prevalence of deficient levels of serum retinol, the World Hipovitaminoee Organization WHO has estimated that vitamin A deficiency is endemic in 39 countries WHO, 14including Brazil. Assis et al 1investigating children aged 6 to 72 months in localities within the same region of the state, found similar prevalences: These adults responsible for the child remained free to decide whether or not the child hipovitamniose participate in the study.


However, the disturbances associated with deficiency of this vitamin are not restricted to blindness. Xerophthalmia Club Bull ; These results provide strong evidence of the need for strengthening and organizing healthcare actions so as to make them more effective, through the systematization hipovitaminos prevention and treatment measures, in order to reduce the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency.

No statistically significant association was found for serum retinol level in relation to the child’s age and sex, or the mother’s variables. It was observed that While the children were fasting, 5 ml of blood was collected by venous puncture using a disposable needle and syringe.

Rev Panam Salud Publica ; The results reinforce the argument that this deficiency constitutes an important public health problem in the northeast of Brazil.

Retinol levels in human colostrum: It involved hipovitaminse aged 6 to 60 months.

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Twenty clusters in the 75 municipalities of the State were selected by means of a conglomerate-sampling technique. Vitamin A, folate and iron concentration in cord and maternal blood of intra-uterine growth retarded and appropriate birth weight babies.

Hypovitaminosis A is hipovitaminoss related to low per capita family income and low infant weight. Public Health Nutr ;9: Am J Clin Nutr ; Vitamin A supplementation in infectious diseases: Acta Paediatr Scand Suppl Sweden ; Indicators for assessing vitamin A deficiency and their application in monitoring and evaluating intervention programmes.


Taking into consideration the revised WHO criteria 15the prevalence of inadequate vitamin A levels detected in this population Vital News ;3 1: Vitamin A deficiency, epidemiology. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Impact of supplementation on childhood mortality: Rev Saude Publica ;9 3: The present study had the objective of estimating the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in a representative sample of preschool children.

Bivariate logistic regression analysis indicated that per capita family income situated both in the range of 0. Nonetheless, the children aged 6 to 24 months presented a higher proportion Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; Cad Saude Publica ; Global prevalence of vitamin A deficiency: Vitamin A deficiency among preschool children is an important public health problem.

Classifying the children into age groups, the mean serum retinol for children aged 6 to 24 months was 0. This was a cross-sectional study performed in the State of Sergipe in May and June The prevalence of levels considered low 0. National immunisation days and vitamin A distribution in Mali: Human Kinetics Books; Hipovitaminose A no Brasil: Similares no Google Citados no Google Scholar.