Socio-economic and spatial correlates of subclinical iodine deficiency among pregnant women age 15–49 years in Tanzania

Abstract Background Iodine deficiency is a widespread global health problem that affects about 2 billion people each year. Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to iodine deficiency due to increased iodine requirement leading to death, miscarriage, and stillbirth. Iodine deficiency also has sig...

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Main Authors: Abdalla H. Mtumwa, Julius Edward Ntwenya, Edwin Paul, Megan Huang, Said Vuai
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-06-01
Series:BMC Nutrition
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