A STUDY ON PREVALENCE OF GOITRE AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN AGED 6-14 YEARS IN A RURAL AREA OF KANCHIPURAM DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU

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A. S. Anusha, P. M. Udayshankar, Mary Lilly

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The consequences of iodine deficiency on health are the results of hypothyroidism which includes the implications on reproductive functions and lowering of IQ levels in school aged children. The consequences of iodine deficiency on health are the results of hypothyroidism which includes the implications on reproductive functions and lowering of IQ levels in school aged children. In the current study, a positive association was found between socio economic status of the children and the presence of goiter.  The knowledge about the need for maintaining personal hygiene and improving nutritional status of  the child should be provided in the schools by the teachers and health education to the mothers should be provided.

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A. S. Anusha, P. M. Udayshankar, Mary Lilly. (2021). A STUDY ON PREVALENCE OF GOITRE AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN AGED 6-14 YEARS IN A RURAL AREA OF KANCHIPURAM DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 2755 - 2771. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/386
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