Vitamin D status and sun exposure in Southeast Asia. These nationally-representative results confirm other smaller clinical and cross-sectional studies conducted in the region, which demonstrated a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency [ 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 ]. However, vitamin D deficiency is often associated in epidemiological studies with higher all-cause mortality, as well as an increased risk of many types of cancer, including breast, colorectal, cervical, ovarian, pancreatic, and others [ 14 , 15 ]. Only clusters where data on anemia was collected were eligible for inclusion in the micronutrient survey. Sandra Thomas Travel.
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Poh B. Basically it works like this: when young girls reach puberty around ages their fathers will build them a separate bamboo hut, away from the family home, so they can socialize and experiment with boys in privacy. Cheap and easy access to prostitutes is one of the reasons why the industry is on the rise in Cambodia.