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ea0015p15 | Bone | SFEBES2008

Vitamin D status in pregnancy in four ethnic groups

Sethi Mieran , Yu Christina , Newton Lynne , Teoh TG , Robinson Stephen

Background: Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy is a growing public concern amongst ethnic minority groups in the UK. This is related to both skin colour and clothing.Aim: To investigate vitamin D status in four ethnic groups in an inner city obstetric practice. This was part of an ongoing study of vitamin D deficiency and supplementation in pregnancy.Subjects: Women from St Mary’s Hospital, London were recruited at 28 weeks ges...