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Monitoring the health impacts of mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification 2016

Cover image of the AIHW 2016 report.

  • Mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid (in Australia) and iodine (in Australia and New Zealand) was introduced in 2009
  • Overall decrease in the rate of neural tube defects (NTDs) by 14.4%
  • Teenagers the rate of NTDs decreased by almost 55%
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women the rate of NTDs decreased by 74%
Links: Folic Acid and Neural Tube Defects | Iodine Deficiency | Australian Statistics

Reference

AIHW 2016. Monitoring the health impacts of mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification 2016. Cat. no. PHE 208. Canberra: AIHW. PDF

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