The prevalence of endemic goitre in the Tinjar area, Sarawak.

  title={The prevalence of endemic goitre in the Tinjar area, Sarawak.},
  author={Paul Y. Chen and Punnajit P Lim},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  volume={37 3},
On questioning 126 households, only 9 (7.1 percent) used iodized salt whilst 74 (58.7 percent) households used only uniodized coarse salt and 7 (5.6 percent) used only uniodized fine salt. The remaining 36 (28.6 percent) households used both fine and coarse uniodized salt. Undoubtedly at this point in time legislation on "table" salt iodization must be interpreted to mean not only the iodization of fine table salt, but in the case of the rural longhouse communities as are found in the Tinjar… CONTINUE READING

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