Iodine deficiency: an important and severe public health problem in Kayseri, Central Anatolia.


Iodine deficiency (ID) remains a significant global public health problem. The iodine status of rural areas of Kayseri Province, Central Anatolia was previously evaluated but a screening survey covering both rural and urban populations had not been conducted. The aims of this study were: a) to determine the nutritional iodine status by calculating urinary… (More)