Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 513

Full Length Research Paper

Vitamin-D deficiency and insufficiency and quality of life in Jeddah, KSA: Is there any evidence of association

Shirina Alsowai
  • Shirina Alsowai
  • Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of United Arab Emirates (UAE). Family Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital Dammam, KSA, Saudi Arabia.
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Zahia Bin Bakr
  • Zahia Bin Bakr
  • Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of United Arab Emirates (UAE). Family Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital Dammam, KSA, Saudi Arabia.
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  •  Received: 07 December 2016
  •  Accepted: 13 June 2017
  •  Published: 31 March 2018

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