The Evaluation of Taking Iron Supplements in Children Aged 6 Months-2 Years


Karapinar T. H. , Bildik O., Koker S. A. , Toret E. , Oymak Y., Ay Y., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, vol.4, no.3, pp.156-159, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jpr.37790
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.156-159

Abstract

Aim: In spite of special supplemental programs for infants, iron deficiency anemia remains relatively common, depending on ethnicity and socioeconomic status. In Turkey, free iron supplement (IS) to infants started in 2004. The aim of this current study is to evaluate the IS in infants.