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ea0016p796 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Iodine deficiency disorders in eastern Ukraine

Zelinska Nataliya , Mamenko Marina

Background: Ukraine does not yet have a national program for control of iodine deficiency and there are no recent data on the severity of the iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) in the country.Objective: The aim of the present study was to assess current IDD status in eastern Ukraine.Design: We conducted school-based 30-cluster survey in children 6-11-year-old in urban and rural areas. We measured urinary iodine concentration (UI) an...