Iron deficiency anemia and educational achievement.

@article{Soemantri1985IronDA,
  title={Iron deficiency anemia and educational achievement.},
  author={Augustinua Soemantri and Ernesto Pollitt and Iksoo Kim},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1985},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={1221-8}
}
The present study investigates the effect of iron supplementation on measures of school performance among 78 iron-deficient anemic and 41 nonanemic children in an economically deprived rural area in Central Java, Indonesia. All the subjects were treated for ancylostomiasis before iron supplementation. They were randomly assigned to either an iron or placebo group. Hematological and behavioral measurements were obtained immediately before (T1) and after (T2) the iron and placebo treatments. Iron… CONTINUE READING
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