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Table 3 Overall Cases and Incidence Rates for Nutritional Deficiencies and Disorders in US Military Personnel, 1997–2015

From: Clinically-diagnosed vitamin deficiencies and disorders in the entire United States military population, 1997–2015

Nutritional Deficiency/Disorder Outpatient Inpatient Total
Cases (n) Incidence Rate (cases/100,000 person-yr) Cases (n) Incidence Rate (cases/100,000 person-yr) Cases (n) Incidence Rate (cases/100,000 person-yr)
Thiamine (B1) Deficiency (Beriberi & Other) 209 0.80 12 0.05 221 0.84
Riboflavin (B2) Deficiency (Ariboflavinosis) 32 0.12 0 0.00 32 0.12
Niacin (B3) Deficiency (Pellagra) 51 0.19 0 0.00 51 0.19
Pyridoxine (B6) Deficiency 61 0.23 0 0.00 61 0.23
Folate (B9) Anemia 178 0.68 1 0.00 179 0.68
Vitamin B12 Anemia 1984 7.55 16 0.06 2000 7.62
Folate and Vitamin B12 Anemia 60 0.23 2 0.01 62 0.24
Other B-Complex Deficiencies 5303 20.19 13 0.05 5316 20.24
Vitamin A Deficiency 659 2.51 0 0.00 659 2.51
Vitamin C Deficiency 52 0.20 1 0.00 53 0.20
Vitamin D Deficiency 14,102 53.70 11 0.04 14,113 53.73
Vitamin K Deficiency 49 0.19 0 0.00 49 0.19
Deficiency of “Other Vitamins” 1559 5.94 1 0.00 1560 5.94
Hypervitaminosis A 68 0.26 0 0.00 68 0.26
Hypervitaminosis D 33 0.13 0 0.00 33 0.13