Risk Factors for Vitamin A Deficiency

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Vitamin A deficiency is more common among poor families in developing countries, and along with poverty are many associated risk factors such as low maternal and paternal education, lack of land, crowding, poor hygiene, increased infectious disease morbidity, geographic isolation, lack of a home garden, and inadequate intake of vitamin A. Infants, preschool, and primary school-aged children are at higher risk for vitamin A deficiency, Fig. 17. Risk factors for vitamin A deficiency. Fig. 17....