Urinary iodine deficiency in Gippsland pregnant women: the failure of bread fortification?

@article{Rahman2011UrinaryID,
  title={Urinary iodine deficiency in Gippsland pregnant women: the failure of bread fortification?},
  author={Ashequr Rahman and Gayle S Savige and Nicholas John Deacon and Janice E Chesters and Barbara C. Panther},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2011},
  volume={194 5},
  pages={
          240-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess iodine status and the factors that influence iodine status among a cohort of pregnant women living in Gippsland. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Cross-sectional study of 86 pregnant women (at ≥ 28 weeks' gestation) conducted in hospital antenatal care services and private obstetrician clinics across the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia, from 13 January 2009 to 17 February 2010. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Overall proportion of pregnant women with a urinary iodine… CONTINUE READING

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