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Effectiveness of a puppet show on iodine knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of elementary students and the indirect effects on their parents and households in Ho Chi Minh City: a pilot study

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To, QG and Le, HK and Dao, TTY and Magnussen, CG and Le, QTK, Effectiveness of a puppet show on iodine knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of elementary students and the indirect effects on their parents and households in Ho Chi Minh City: a pilot study , Public Health , 124, (9) pp. 538-541. ISSN 0033-3506 (2010) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2010.05.006

Abstract

Deficiencies in iodine levels have been shown to seriously affect a childís intellectual development and learning capacity. In South-East Asia, iodine deficiency remains a major public health concern. Approximately 30% of the regionís population of 503.6 million have insufficient iodine intake, and only 61% of households have access to iodized salt

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Nutrition and Dietetics
Research Field:Public Nutrition Intervention
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Health Education and Promotion
Author:Magnussen, CG (Dr Costan Magnussen)
ID Code:65745
Year Published:2010
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2010-12-01
Last Modified:2012-10-18
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