1% of school-age children and adolescents were diabetic
3% of school-age children and 4% of adolescents had high total cholesterol.
7% of school-age children and adolescents were at risk for chronic kidney disease.
5% of adolescents were classified as having hypertension
5% of children under five were stunted,
22 % of school-age children were stunted
Note: Most countries consider low to be <30 ng, India considers low to be <12 ng
- International Conference of Vitamin D Fortification of Food (India) – Sept 2018
- Why India's vitamin D deficiency is grim - 40 pages Feb 2014
- Rickets in 30 percent of infants in India who had low vitamin D – March 2011
- Majority of infant seizures in India due to lack of vitamin D - July 2010
- Type 1 Diabetes is prevented and treated by Vitamin D – review of 16 studies – Sept 2019
- Type II Diabetes in children in India increased 4 X in 20 years – Nov 2016
- Diabetes (Type II) in youths in India now 4 times more likely than 20 years ago (Vit D not mentioned) – Nov 2016
- Diabetes rising quickly in areas with recent air conditioning – June 2011 has the following map