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Racial differences in health problems (premature births) disappeared when vitamin D levels were the same – April 2018

South Carolina LEADS with Preterm Birth Prevention GrassrootsHealth

"Also, when black and Hispanic women had the same vitamin D levels as white women, the racial disparity in risk of preterm birth disappeared! "


See also VitaminDWiki

Blacks die more often than whites of many diseases (they have less vitamin D) – 2012 contains the following summary

Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans Cancer.org

  • “African Americans have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial and ethnic group in the US for most cancers”
  • Has a huge number of tables and charts, Note: Vitamin D is not mentioned

Leading Causes of Death as of March 2018

All Ages Death rateBlackWhiteRatio
Heart diseases 217 1711.27
Cancer 1991701.17
Cerebrovascular diseases51361.4
Diabetes 40 192.0

Rates per 100,000    Age adjusted   Non-Hispanic

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