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Review Article

Iron-Fortified Drinking Water Studies for the Prevention of Children's Anemia in Developing Countries

Table 1

Clinical work carried out in preschool children with iron fortified drink water in Brazil.

Reference Age group (years)Number of Participants Place Fortification compoundsIndicator of ID g/dL Duration
BeforeAfter

Dutra-de-Oliveira et al. [12] 2–631Daycare Center of Ribeirão Preto BrazilFerrous sulfate (20 mg Fe/L)Hb: 1 0 . 6 ± 1 . 1
FT: 1 3 . 7 ± 8 . 9
Hb: 13.0 ± 1.1
FT: 25.6 ± 10.5
8 months

Dutra-de-Oliveira et al. [13] Families
Adults + Children 1–6
88 Homes of Ribeirão Preto Brazil Ferrous sulfate 10 mg/L + L-ascorbic acid 100 mg/LChildren:
Hb: 1 0 . 9 ± 1 . 1
FT: 2 7 . 6 ± 2 1 . 6
Children:
Hb: 1 1 . 7 ± 1 . 1
FT: 3 3 . 8 ± 2 2 . 1
4 months
Adults:
Hb: 1 2 . 9 ± 1 . 7
FT: 7 4 . 8 ± 4 1 . 3
Adults:
Hb: 1 3 . 7 ± 1 . 7
FT: 1 0 6 . 2 ± 9 3 . 9

Lamounier et al. [14]Children 1/2–6321Daycare Center Belo Horizonte BrazilFerrous sulfate 10 mg/L + L-ascorbic acid 100 mg/LHb: 1 1 . 8 ± 1 . 3 Hb: 12.9 ± 1.45 months

Almeida et al. [15]1–674Daycare Center of Monte Alto BrazilFerrous sulfate (10 mg Fe/L)Hb: 1 1 . 3 ± 1 . 3 Hb: 1 1 . 5 ± 1 . 3 6 months

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