An evaluation of salt intake and iodine nutrition in a rural and urban area of the Côte d’Ivoire

  title={An evaluation of salt intake and iodine nutrition in a rural and urban area of the C{\^o}te d’Ivoire},
  author={S Hess and M Zimmermann and Franziska Staubli-Asobayire and Ambroise T{\'e}bi and R M Hurrell},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: To evaluate the habitual salt intake of individuals living in the Côte d’Ivoire, and to monitor the iodine nutrition of adults, schoolchildren and pregnant women one year after implementation of a universal salt iodisation programme.Design: A three day weighed food records with estimation of food intake from a shared bowl based on changes on body weight, determination of sodium and iodine concentrations in 24 h (24 h) urine samples from adults, and determination of urinary iodine in… CONTINUE READING
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