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Vitamin D status of Canadians as measured in the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey
by Kellie Langlois, Linda Greene-Finestone, Julian Little, Nick Hidiroglou and Susan Whiting
New data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) show that 41% of Canadian adults had a high total cholesterol level. In addition, 4% of Canadians aged 6 to 79, or just over 1.1 million people, were considered vitamin D-deficient.
Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5071.
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