Effect Of Vitamin D Status Associated With Age And Obesity As Risk Factors Of Vitamin D Deficiency

Suryadinata, Rivan Virlando and Wirjatmadi, Bambang and Adriani, Merryana and Sumarmi, Sri (2018) Effect Of Vitamin D Status Associated With Age And Obesity As Risk Factors Of Vitamin D Deficiency. In: Book of Abstracts of the 4th International Conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2018). The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka. ISBN 978-955-3605-05-4

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Vitamin D status can provide general information of vitamin D levels at certain population in the community. Aging and weight gain were believed to increase the risk of vitamin D deficiency.Thus aim of this study is to determine the effect of aging and obesity to the vitamin D status. ase control study was performed by giving questionaire about vitamin D status to 72 people including adult and elderly at Puskesmas Taman, Sidoarjo, East Java. Samples were selected using the purposive sampling method. Validity and reability of the questioner has been tested prior the experiment.Obese and non-obese groups were divided based on Body Mass Index of each individual.The results showed that aging lowering vitamin D status in obeseand non-obese groups, Chi-square p=0.001 and p=0.000, respectively.Further,obesity decreased the vitamin D status the adult group (Chi-square p=0.000) and geriatric group (Chi-square p=0.026). Conclusions, aging and obesity increase the risk of vitamin D deficiency. Further, obese elderly group might have a high risk of low vitamin D status.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Obesity, Adult, geriatric, Vitamin D
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medical
Depositing User: Ester Sri W. 196039
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2018 04:25
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2020 06:20
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/33203

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