Which vitamin is produced in the skin during sun bathing?

vitamin A
vitamin B
vitamin C
vitamin D
Vitamin D is syn­the­sized from choles­terol in the skin with the help of the natural ul­tra­vi­o­let wave­length of sun­light. Sup­ple­men­ta­tion of vitamin D is rec­om­mend­ed only for sun-de­prived people (eg. elderly or living in the Far North).

Answers distribution

vitamin A
vitamin B
vitamin C
vitamin D
answers
flagNorway
0%
0%
0%
100%
24
flagUkraine
0%
0%
0%
100%
18
flagBulgaria
0%
0%
0%
100%
12
flagFinland
0%
0%
0%
100%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
0%
0%
93%
45
flagItaly
6%
0%
0%
93%
29
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
0%
7%
92%
13
flagCanada
0%
8%
0%
91%
24
flagSweden
0%
0%
4%
91%
23
flagLithuania
9%
0%
0%
90%
11
flagGermany
7%
6%
0%
85%
135
flagthe United States
4%
2%
6%
84%
244
flagthe Netherlands
16%
0%
0%
84%
25
flagPoland
6%
5%
4%
83%
10089
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
3%
4%
83%
249
flagAustralia
8%
8%
0%
83%
12
flagCzech Republic
0%
18%
0%
81%
16
flagUnknown
9%
5%
6%
77%
408
flagIndia
4%
4%
5%
76%
67
flagFrance
8%
8%
12%
70%
24

Gender

men78%
women86%
vitamin A
7%
6%
vitamin B
8%
3%
vitamin C
5%
3%
vitamin D
78%
86%

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