Iodine deficiency disorders among school children of Malda, West Bengal, India.

Abstract

A community-based, cross-sectional study was conducted among 2,392 school children, aged 8-10 years, in Malda district of West Bengal, India, in January 2001 to assess their iodine status. The children were selected through a multistage 30 cluster-sampling technique to determine the status of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) using recommended quantifiable… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Biswas2002IodineDD, title={Iodine deficiency disorders among school children of Malda, West Bengal, India.}, author={Akhil Bandhu Biswas and Indranil Chakraborty and Dilip K Das and Srabani Biswas and Saswati Nandy and Jayasri Mitra}, journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition}, year={2002}, volume={20 2}, pages={180-3} }