We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Article |

High Prevalence of Iron Deficiency Anemia Among Alaskan Native Children

JAMA. 1988;259(17):2532. doi:10.1001/jama.1988.03720170014009.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


Scott EM, Wright RC, Hannan BT.  Anemia in Alaskan Eskimos. J Nutr 1955;55:137-49.
Petersen KM, Brant LJ.  Growth and hematological changes in the Eskimo children of Wainwright, Alaska: 1968 to 1977. Am J Clin Nutr 1984;39:460-5.
Burks JM, Siimes MA, Mentzer WC, Dallman PR.  Iron deficiency in an Eskimo village: the value of serum ferritin in assessing iron nutrition before and after a three-month period of iron supplementation. J Pediatr 1976:88:224-8.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1016/S0022-3476(76)80986-9]]
Yip R, Binkin NJ, Fleshood L, Trowbridge FL.  Declining prevalence of anemia among low-income children in the United States. JAMA 1987;258:1619-23.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1001/jama.1987.03400120069027]]
Dallman PR, Yip R, Johnson C.  Prevalence and causes of anemia in the United States, 1976 to 1980. Am J Clin Nutr 1984;39:437-45.
Margolis HS, Hardison HH, Bender TR, Dallman PR.  Iron deficiency in children: the relationship between pretreatment laboratory tests and subsequent hemoglobin response to iron therapy. Am J Clin Nutr 1981;34:2158-68.
Dallman PR, Siimes MA, Stekel A.  Iron deficiency in infancy and childhood. Am J Clin Nutr 1980;33:86-118.


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?




Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.