Objective To investigate the level of health education in major crowds in areas where IDD is difficult to be prevented and cured in Xinjiang and to provide the basis for raising edible iodine salt rate and actions of health education.
Results The qualified iodized-salt ingesting rate,the medians of the urinary iodine and the thyroid goiter rate(TGR)of children all met the national standardization of IDD elimination. The status of health education on IDD was satisfying.
Result On condition of the proportion of households consuming effectively iodized salt was 51.1%,the goiter rate was 4.9%and the median urinary iodine levels were 200.3 μg/L in pupils. The median urinary iodine levels were 207.8 μg/L in pregnant and 228.5 μg/L in reproductive women.