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Table 1 Iodine levels among the pregnant women

From: Assessment of iodine status among pregnant women in a rural community in ghana - a cross sectional study

Criteria Urine iodine level (μg/L) n = 120
Excessive ≥500 33 (27.50 %)
Above requirement 250–499 21 (17.50 %)
Iodine sufficient 150–249 15 (12.50 %)
Mild iodine deficiency 50–149 25 (20.83 %)
Moderate iodine deficiency 20–49 12 (10.00 %)
Severe iodine deficiency <20 14 (11.67 %)