Table 3: Dietary iron intake in nonpregnant women of predominantly reproductive age in 29 European countries, arranged according to median or mean iron intake.

CountryReferenceMedian or mean iron intake (mg/day)

Lithuania[23]18.5
Slovakia[48]18.6
Croatia[20]16.1
Portugal[44]15.9
Germany[30]12.2
Latvia[23]13.0
Austria[14]11.9
France[27]11.9
Russia[45]11.8
Estonia[23]11.0
Ireland[36]10.7
Poland[43]10.7
Spain[49]10.5
Netherlands[39]10.4
Finland[25]10.3
Iceland[34]10.2
Norway[42]10.0
Italy[37]9.9
Hungary[33]9.8
Switzerland[54]9.8
Denmark[22]9.7
UK/England[56]9.5
Serbia[47]9.4
Wales[58]9.4
Scotland[46]9.3
Northern Ireland[41]9.1
Sweden[53]9.0
Belgium[18]8.4
Bosnia[19]7.6

Arithmetic mean.