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Vitamin B12 and folate deficiency in later life.

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OBJECTIVES: to examine the prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency and folate deficiency in later life in representative samples of the elderly population in the United Kingdom. DESIGN: a population-based cross-sectional analysis of 3,511 people aged 65 years or older from three studies was used to estimate the age-specific prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency and of folate deficiency. Vitamin B12 deficiency is conventionally diagnosed if serum vitamin B12 < 150 pmol/l ('low vitamin B12'). W...

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10.1093/ageing/afg109

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Grimley Evans, J More by this author
Schneede, J More by this author
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Journal:
Age and ageing
Volume:
33
Issue:
1
Pages:
34-41
Publication date:
2004-01-05
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
URN:
uuid:68991fef-5c56-41c8-b8ae-c649eee024b0
Source identifiers:
49236
Local pid:
pubs:49236

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