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Nutritional research in World War 2: the Oxford Nutrition Survey and its research potential 50 years later.

Abstract:

To investigate the nutritional status of the population of the UK during the Second World War, nutritional surveys were commissioned in 1941. These included surveys of two groups of pregnant women: the first comprised 120 working-class women who were studied in the spring of 1942, and a second group of 253 women in 1944. Both groups were followed up until after delivery. Detailed biochemical assessments were performed on each subject. Our statistical analysis of the haematological data showed...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Role:
Author
Journal:
The British journal of nutrition
Volume:
84
Issue:
2
Pages:
247-251
Publication date:
2000-08-05
EISSN:
1475-2662
ISSN:
0007-1145
URN:
uuid:7f71c1b8-f1c3-416a-9f65-e822d5bfa8f0
Source identifiers:
72735
Local pid:
pubs:72735

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