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Effect on Infant Mortality of Iodination of Irrigation Water in a Severely Iodine-Deficient Area of China

Citation

DeLong, G. Robert; Leslie, Paul W.; Wang, Shou-Hua; Jiang, Xin-Min; Zhang, Ming-Li; Rakeman, Murdon; Jiang, Ji-Yong; Ma, Tai; & Cao, Xue-Yi (1997). Effect on Infant Mortality of Iodination of Irrigation Water in a Severely Iodine-Deficient Area of China. Lancet, 350, 771-3.

Abstract

Background: Hotien county in Xinjiang province, China, is an area of severe iodine deficiency and has a high infantmortality rate. We investigated whether iodine replacement through iodination of the irrigation water would decrease infant mortality.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(96)12365-5

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Lancet

Author(s)

DeLong, G. Robert
Leslie, Paul W.
Wang, Shou-Hua
Jiang, Xin-Min
Zhang, Ming-Li
Rakeman, Murdon
Jiang, Ji-Yong
Ma, Tai
Cao, Xue-Yi

Year Published

1997

Volume Number

350

Pages

771-3

Reference ID

938