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Table 4 Comparison of the respondents’ results with WHO classification of iodine deficiency in Unity State

From: Iodine deficiency among goiter patients in rural South Sudan

WHO Classification Cut offs Frequency Percent (%)
Severe deficiency <20 11 4
Moderate deficiency 20 - 49 9 3
Mild deficiency 50 - 99 51 18
Optimal 100 - 199 149 52
More than adequate 200 - 299 58 20
Possibly excess >299 8 3