ea0063p473 | Calcium and Bone 2 | ECE2019
, Al Sebaeiy Hatem
, Mansour Hany
, Guirgis Maha
Introduction: Despite Egypt being a sunny country (latitude 2232°N) and enjoying a high year-round UV exposure (highest UV index in Cairo 12 in July and lowest 3 in December), it harbors a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency especially in females (Botros et al, Endocrinol Nutr, 2015;62(7):314321).Aim of work: We aimed to study a larger representative sample of Egyptian males and females, to identify the extent of the phenomenon and c...