Current status of iodine nutriture and iodine content of salt in Andhra Pradesh.

  title={Current status of iodine nutriture and iodine content of salt in Andhra Pradesh.},
  author={Umesh Kapil and Preeti Singh and Priyali Pathak},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  volume={41 2},
A cross sectional survey was conducted in the year 2001, to establish the current status of iodine nutriture and level of salt iodisation in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. All the 23 districts were included. The data was collected in each district through school approach. A total of 3706 salt samples and 1952 casual urine samples were collected. Nearly 45% of the population was found to be consuming iodised salt. All the districts had adequate iodine nutriture except Rangareddy and… CONTINUE READING

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