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The relationship between maternal self-efficacy, compliance and outcome in a trial of vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy

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In a randomised controlled trial of vitamin D during pregnancy, we demonstrated that women with lower self-efficacy were more likely to experience practical problems with taking the trial medication and that this was associated with lower compliance and achieved 25(OH)-vitamin D concentrations.The relationship between self-efficacy (the belief that one can carry out a behaviour), compliance with study protocol and outcome was explored within a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled tria...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s00198-016-3721-5

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Bupa Foundation More from this funder
NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre More from this funder
University of Southampton More from this funder
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Osteoporosis International Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
77–84
Publication date:
2016-08-22
Acceptance date:
2016-07-21
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
Pubs id:
pubs:640592
URN:
uri:cf20bb1f-bb99-4c22-bae7-9b7dd4025522
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uuid:cf20bb1f-bb99-4c22-bae7-9b7dd4025522
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pubs:640592
Paper number:
1

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