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Perceived Lactose Intolerance

This study has been completed.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Information provided by:
Baylor College of Medicine Identifier:
First received: April 6, 2011
Last updated: April 7, 2011
Last verified: April 2009
The goal of this study was to examine the effects of self-perceived lactose intolerance (SPLI) as it relates to calcium intake and specific health problems that have been attributed to reduced intake of calcium and foods from the dairy group in a nationally representative multi-ethnic sample of adults.

Lactose Intolerance

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Understanding Perceived Lactose Intolerance in White, Black, and Hispanic Adults

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Further study details as provided by Baylor College of Medicine:

Enrollment: 3815
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
no treatment


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
white, black, and Hispanic adults; 18-50 years of age

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adults between 18 and 50 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant women
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01331265

United States, Texas
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baylor College of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  More Information

Responsible Party: Theresa A. Nicklas, Baylor College of Medicine Identifier: NCT01331265     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-22651
Study First Received: April 6, 2011
Last Updated: April 7, 2011

Keywords provided by Baylor College of Medicine:
perceived lactose intolerance
calcium/dairy consumption
specific health outcomes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lactose Intolerance
Malabsorption Syndromes
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Carbohydrate Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017