Indian J Public Health 2017 Oct-Dec;61(4):309-311
Professor, Department of Community Medicine, JN Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.
The goiter prevalence reflects the iodine deficiency in past while urinary iodine excretion levels (UIEL) gives the current status of iodine nutrition. The study was conducted to assess the status of biochemical iodine deficiency in school children of 1st-5th standard (6-12 years). A total of 907 students of seven schools were included using probability proportional to size method. Read More