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The main cause of vitamin A deficiency is a chronic inadequate intake of vitamin A-rich foods such as eggs, milk and liver, (10) as well as the poor bio-availability of [beta]-carotene from dark green and yellow vegetables or fruit.
Although there is no direct evidence of the level at which functional consequences of vitamin A deficiency (i.
There are no national data on the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women.
The aim of the present study was to estimate the burden of disease in South Africa attributable to vitamin A deficiency in children 0-4 years of age and pregnant women in 2000.
The amount of disease burden attributable to exposure to vitamin A was estimated by comparing the current observed level of vitamin A deficiency with a counterfactual risk factor distribution conferring the lowest possible population risk (the theoretical minimum distribution).
Vitamin A deficiency itself appears as an underlying cause of death and disability in the South African burden of disease list.
Hence, the disability associated with blindness is included in vitamin A deficiency YLDs following the method of Murray et al.