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Passive Commuting and Higher Sedentary Time Is Associated with Vitamin D Deficiency in Adult and Older Women: Results from Chilean National Health Survey 2016–2017

Authors
  • Solis-Urra, Patricio
  • Cristi-Montero, Carlos
  • Romero-Parra, Javier
  • Zavala-Crichton, Juan Pablo
  • Saez-Lara, Maria Jose
  • Plaza-Diaz, Julio
Publication Date
Jan 31, 2019
Source
MDPI
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Language
English
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Green
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Abstract

5.2) with vitamin D deficiency, in respect to low ST/active commuting. The PA levels and leisure-time PA were not associated with vitamin D deficiency. In conclusion, mode of commuting and ST seems important variables related to vitamin D deficiency. Promoting a healthy lifestyle appears important also for vitamin D levels in adult and older women. Further studies are needed to establish causality of this association and the effect of vitamin D deficiency in different diseases in this population.

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