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Effect of fluoride in drinking water on children's intelligence

  title={Effect of fluoride in drinking water on children's intelligence},
  author={Q. Xiang and Y. Liang and L. Chen and C. Wang and B. Chen and X. Chen and M. Zhou},
  • Q. Xiang, Y. Liang, +4 authors M. Zhou
  • Published 2003
  • Chemistry
  • SUMMARY: The Intelligence Quotient (IQ) was measured in 512 children, aged 8-13 years, living in two villages in Sihong County, Jiangsu Province, China, differing in the level of fluoride in their drinking water. In the high- fluoride village of Wamiao (water fluoride: 2.47±0.79 mg/L; range: 0.57-4.50 mg/L), the mean IQ of 222 children was significantly lower (92.02±13.00; range: 54-126) than in the low-fluoride village of Xinhuai (water fluoride: 0.36±0.15 mg/L; range: 0.18-0.76 mg/L), where… CONTINUE READING
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