Vitamin D Levels in Residents in Medicine
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01118806|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 7, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 23, 2011
|Condition or disease|
|Vitamin D Deficiency|
The population in Israel is heterogeneous in the aspect of skin exposure to the sun. Women in the Moslem community with traditional long sleeve dress code whose sun exposure to the sun even in the summer months is limited.
The physicians in the course of their internship who work indoors and work many night shifts and nurses with their shift work have limited sun exposure in all seasons.
The study addresses the amount of sun exposure, assessed by a sun exposure questioner, age, gender,number of shifts in the physicien group and in nursing group the job percentile religion (clothing cover).
The standard for measuring vitamin D status is 25(OH) D levels in the serum. The staff members from which blood will be drawn will be have an explanation about the aim of the study and will sign an informed consent.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||106 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||Vitamin D Deficiency in Medical Residence in Israel|
|Study Start Date :||May 2010|
|Primary Completion Date :||November 2011|
|Study Completion Date :||November 2011|
medical residents, vit d
levels of vitamin d
- Low vitamin D levels in direct relation to nomber of shifts/ job percentile [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- low leves of vitamin D in direct relationship to nomber of shifts job percentile [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01118806
|Meir medicalc enter|
|Kfar Saba, Israel|
|Principal Investigator:||Assaf Stein, MD||Meir Medical Center|