Urinary iodine concentration and availability of iodated salt in school children in a goitre-endemic district of Tanzania.

OBJECTIVES To determine the iodine status of school children and document the availability, price, use and storage of iodated salt in Ludewa District, Tanzania. DESIGN A cross-sectional descriptive study. SUBJECTS One hundred parents and their fifty school children aged eight to ten years. SETTING Ludewa District of Iringa region, Tanzania in January… (More)