The main objectives of the survey were (1) to measure urinary iodine concentration in school children, and (2) estimate the coverage of adequately iodated salt in their households.

The survey showed that Zambia has maintained the remarkable progress achieved since the introduction of Universal Salt Iodization. Only 14% of the individuals had low urinary iodine concentration, which confirms that iodine deficiency is not a significant public health problem in Zambia.

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