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|Title:||Iodine status and thyroid function among Spanish schoolchildren aged 6-7 years: the Tirokid study.|
Arrizabalaga, J J
Marín, J L
Luengo, L M
Muñoz, J A
|Keywords:||AC autonomous communities;ID iodine deficiency;IS iodised salt;Iodine deficiency;Iodine status;P25 and P75 25th and 75th percentiles;RV reference values;TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone;Thyroid function;UI urinary iodine;UIC urinary iodine concentration;Urinary iodine|
Sodium Chloride, Dietary
|Abstract:||I deficiency is still a worldwide public health problem, with children being especially vulnerable. No nationwide study had been conducted to assess the I status of Spanish children, and thus an observational, multicentre and cross-sectional study was conducted in Spain to assess the I status and thyroid function in schoolchildren aged 6-7 years. The median urinary I (UI) and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels in whole blood were used to assess the I status and thyroid function, respectively. A FFQ was used to determine the consumption of I-rich foods. A total of 1981 schoolchildren (52 % male) were included. The median UI was 173 μg/l, and 17·9 % of children showed UI|
|Appears in Collections:||Producción 2020|
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