Poor Iodine Knowledge, Coastal Region, and Non-Iodized Salt Consumption Linked to Low Urinary Iodine Excretion in Zhejiang Pregnant Women

Background: Iodine deficiency in pregnant women, defined as a median urinary iodine concentration (UIC) of less than 150 μg/L, is an important public health issue. To improve their iodine intake, it is important to understand the knowledge and practices regarding iodine. Methods: A cross-se...

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Main Authors: Xiaofeng Wang, Xiaoming Lou, Zhe Mo, Mingluan Xing, Guangming Mao, Wenming Zhu, Yuanyang Wang, Yuan Chen, Zhifang Wang
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2019-02-01
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/2/413