Open Access Subscription Access
Open Access Subscription Access
Prevalence of Goitre among Muslim School Children in Domkol Sub-division of Murshidabad District, West Bengal
Iodine is an essential micronutrient required for structural development and optimal functional activity of the thyroid gland and central nervous system. Iodine deficiency has been shown to be associated with endemic cretinism, endemic goitre and subcretinous mental subnormalities. Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) refers to a complex clinical and subclinical disorders caused due to the lack of adequate dietary intake. Globally, 2.2 bilion people live in areas with iodine deficiency and risk its complications, while in India, 167 million people are at risk of IDD, 54.4 million people have goitre and 8.8 million people have IDD related mental/motor handicaps.
- WHO/ UNICEF/ ICCIDD. Assessment of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Monitoring their Eliminations. Geneva: WHO Publ, WHO/NHD/01.1.1-107, 2001.
- Director General of Health Services (DGHS). Policy guidelines on national iodine deficiency disorders control programme, New Delhi: DGHS, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, 2003, 1-10.
- Kochupillai, N. Neonatal hypothyroidism in India. Mount Sinai J.Medice, 1992, 59,111-115.
- Pandav, C.S., Malik, A., Anand, K., Pandav, S. and Karmarkar, M.G. Prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders among school children of the national capital territory of Delhi. ICCIDD, Regional Office of South Asia and Pacific, New Delhi, 1996.
- WHO/SEARO. Iodine deficiency disorder in Southeast Asia. SEARO Regional Health, New Delhi, Paper No. 10, 1985.
- Chandra, A.K., Tripathy, S., Lahari, D. and Mukhopadhyay, S. Iodine nutritional status of the school children in a rural area of Howrah District in the Gangetic West Bengal. Ind. J. Physiol. Pharmacol., 2004, 48, 219-224.
- Chandra, A.K., Tripathy, S., Ghosh, D., Debnath, A. and Mukhopadhyay, S. Iodine nutritional status and prevalence of goitre in Sundarban delta of South 24- Parganas, West Bengal, Ind. J. Med. Res,. 2005, 122 , 419-424.
- Chandra, A.K., Tripathy, S., Ghosh, D., Debnath, A. and Mukhopadhyay, S. Goitre prevalence and state of iodine nutrition in Sundarban delta of North 24- Parganas in West Bengal, Asia Pac.J. Clin. Nutr,. 2006, 15, 357-361.
- Chandra, A.K., Debnath, A. and Tripathy, S. Iodine nutritional status among school children in selected areas of Howrah district in West Bengal, India. J. Trop. Pediatr., 2008, 54, 54-57.
- Biswas, A.B., Chakraborty, I., Das, D.K., Biswas, S., Nandy, S. and Mitra, J. Iodine deficiency disorders among school children of Malda, West Bengal, India. J. Health Popul. Nutr., 2002, 20, 180-183.
- Biswas, A.B., Chakraborty, I., Das, D.K., Roy, R.N., Mukhopadhyay, S. and Chatterjee, S. Iodine deficiency disorders among school children of Birbhum, West Bengal. Curr. Sci,. 2004, 87, 78-80.
- Das, D.K., Chakraborty, I., Biswas, A.B., Sarkar, G.N., Srivastava, P. and Sen, S. Iodine deficiency disorders among school children of Dakshin Dinajpur District, West Bengal. Ind. J. Pub. Health, 2005, 49, 68-72.
- Biswas, A.B., Chakraborty, I., Das, D.K., Roy, R.N., Ray, S. and Kunti, S.K. Assessment of iodine deficiency disorders in Purulia district, West Bengal, India. J. Trop. Pediatr., 2006, 52, 288-292.
- Cochran, W.G. Sampling Technique, 3rd ed. Wiley Eastern Limited, Calcutta; 1977.
- WHO/UNICEF/ICCIDD. Indicators for assessing Iodine Deficiency Disorders and their control through salt iodization. WHO/NUT/94.6; 1994.
- WHO/UNICEF/ICCIDD. Indicators for tracking progress in IDD elimination. IDD Newsletter 1994, 10, 37-41.
- Titration Methods for Salt Iodine Analysis. In: Sullivan, K.M., Houstan, E., Gorestein, J. and Cervinskas, J. Editors. Monitoring Universal Salt Iodization Programme. UNICEF/ICCIDD/PAMM/ WHO; 1999, 5, 11.
- Gaitan, E. and Dunn, J.T. Epidemiology of iodine deficiency. Trends Endocrinol. Metab., 1992, 3, 170-175.
- Dudani, T.G. and Natu, M.N. Epidemiology of endemic goitre in Ghodegaon. Ind. J. Med. Res., 1978, 68, 980-989.
- Glinoer, D. and Leome, M. Goitre and pregnancy: A new insight into an old problem. Thyroid., 1996, 2, 65-69.
- Gershengorn, M.C., Marcus-Samuels, B.E. and Geras, F. Estrogens increase the number of thyrotropin releasing hormone receptors on mammotropic cells in culture. Endocrinol., 1979, 105, 171.
- NFHS (National Family Health Survey – 2, 1998-1999). Government of India, 2000.
- Chandra, A.K., Tripathy, S., Mukhopadhyay, S. and Lahari, D. Studies on endemic goitre and associated iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) in a rural area of the Gangetic West Bengal. Ind. J. Nutr. Dietet., 2003, 40, 53-58.
- Chandra, A.K., Debnath, A. and Tripathy, S. Profile of iodine content of salt in Sundarban delta of West Bengal, India. Ind. J. Nutr. Dietet. 2009, 46, 304-307.
Abstract Views: 65
PDF Views: 0