Chapter 12. Iodine Deficiency and Endogenous Mortality

  1. Susan Scott and
  2. Christopher J. Duncan

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774489.ch12

Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations

Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations

How to Cite

Scott, S. and Duncan, C. J. (2002) Iodine Deficiency and Endogenous Mortality, in Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774489.ch12

Author Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences University of Liverpool, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059836

Online ISBN: 9780470774489

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Keywords:

  • iodine deficiency;
  • endemic goitre;
  • rainwater;
  • metabolism;
  • triiodothyronine

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Seasonal changes in iodine metabolism

  • Effects of iodine deficiency

  • Endemic goitre in England

  • Case study of Chesterfield, Derbyshire

  • Endogenous mortality and iodine deficiency in England and Wales in the twentieth century