Cdc iodine

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Cdc iodine

  1. 1. Urinary Iodine levels •  Monitoring of iodine levels through NHANES can provide a warning of thyroid deficiency trends •  Studies show that median iodine levels in the population are dropping due to decreased food iodization from salt •  Health problems could occur if trend continues Comparison of Median Urinary Iodine Concentration by Gender and Survey, NHANES I and III (Using Same Analytical Method) 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 NHANES I (1971-1974) NHANES III (1988-1994) MedianUrinaryIodineConcentration(ug/L) Total Male Female

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