Risk of zinc, iodine and other micronutrient deficiencies among school children in North East Thailand

  title={Risk of zinc, iodine and other micronutrient deficiencies among school children in North East Thailand},
  author={Rosanne A Thurlow and Pattanee Winichagoon and Tippawan Pongcharoen and Sueppong Gowachirapant and Atitada Boonpraderm and Mari Skar Manger and Karl B. Bailey and Emorn Wasantwisut and R S Gibson},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Introduction:Micronutrient deficiencies during childhood can contribute to impairments in growth, immune competence, and mental and physical development, and the coexistence of several such deficiencies can adversely affect the efficacy of single micronutrient interventions.Objective:To assess the prevalence of zinc and iodine deficiency and their interrelationships with vitamin A deficiency and anemia and associations with socio-economic status, hemoglobin type, and anthropometry in a cross… CONTINUE READING
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