Exploring Knowledge and Attitudes about Vitamin D among Adults in Saudi Arabia: A Qualitative Study

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Najlaa Aljefree; Patricia Lee; Faruk Ahmed;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Healthcare,volume 5,issue 4 (issn: 2227-9032, eissn: 2227-9032)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5746710, doi: 10.3390/healthcare5040076
  • Subject: Saudi Arabia | vitamin D deficiency | R | vitamin D supplements | qualitative | attitudes | sun exposure | Medicine | Article | knowledge

Abstract: Vitamin D deficiency is widespread in Saudi Arabia. The aim of this study was to explore participants’ knowledge about vitamin D and attitudes toward sun exposure. The study also aimed to explore the social and cultural factors that might potentially contribut... View more
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