Consumption pattern of iodised salt in households and serum TSH levels among 5-9 year old children in the plantation sector of Sri Lanka.

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INTRODUCTION Salt is the main source of iodine in areas with high rainfall and iodine deficiency is the main cause of preventable hypothyroidism. Iodisation of salt increases iodine intake, but will depend on how salt is handled. This study was carried out to assess the pattern of salt consumption in the estate population and to ascertain the relationship… (More)
DOI: 10.4038/cmj.v57i2.4459

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@article{Abeysuriya2012ConsumptionPO, title={Consumption pattern of iodised salt in households and serum TSH levels among 5-9 year old children in the plantation sector of Sri Lanka.}, author={Vasitha Abeysuriya and Ananda Rajitha Wickremasinghe and P. A. J. Perera and Anuradhini Kasturiratne}, journal={The Ceylon medical journal}, year={2012}, volume={57 2}, pages={69-74} }