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Table 1 UIC among the school children (n = 946, before and n = 311 after educational program

From: Excess urinary iodine concentration and thyroid dysfunction among school age children of eastern Nepal: a matter of concern

Urinary iodine concentration (UIC) status Before educational program After educational program
Frequency (n) Percentage Frequency (n) Percentage
Severe ID ( < 20 µg/L) 4 0.4 2 0.6
Mild ID (20–49 µg/L) 22 2.3 12 3.9
Moderate ID (50–99 µg/L) 67 7.1 47 15.1
Adequate (100–199 µg/L) 306 32.3 94 30.2
More than adequate (200–299 µg/L) 222 23.5 54 17.4
Excess ( ≥ 300 µg/L) 325 34.4 102 32.8
Total 946 100 311 100