A cross-sectional survey of urinary iodine status in Latvia.

@article{Konrade2014ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional survey of urinary iodine status in Latvia.},
  author={Ilze Konrade and Lolita Neimane and Marina Makrecka and Ieva Strele and Edgars Liepinsh and Aivars A Lejnieks and Parsla Vevere and Ugis Gruntmanis and Valdis Pīrāgs and Maija Dambrova},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={
          124-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE A nationwide survey of schoolchildren was conducted to detect regional differences in urinary iodine excretion in Latvia and to compare the results with data from the newborn thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) screening database as well with the results of a similar study performed in Latvia 10 years ago. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional school-based cluster survey of 915 children aged 9-12 years in 46 randomly selected schools in all regions of… CONTINUE READING

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