Iodine deficiency in pregnant women in eastern Turkey (Malatya Province): 7 years after the introduction of mandatory table salt iodization

Egri M., Ercan C., Karaoglu L.

PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION, vol.12, no.6, pp.849-852, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s1368980008003315
  • Title of Journal : PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.849-852
  • Keywords: Urinary iodine, Iodine deficiency, Pregnant women, Turkey, BRAIN-DEVELOPMENT, FETAL


Objective: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the Urinary I excretion of pregnant women in Malatya Province, eastern Turkey.