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Table 2 Parameters used for estimating the health burden (in DALYs) due to IDA by Plessow et al. [38]

From: Reducing the burden of iron deficiency anemia in Cote D’Ivoire through fortification

Health consequenceSeverityDisability weightsAge-groupSource
Impaired physical activityMild0.005AllSolomon J. A et al., Plessow et al., and Murray et al.
[2, 43, 45]
Moderate0.058All
Severe0.164All
Cognitive impairmentModerate0.00786–23 months (pre-school children)Plessow et al. and Murray et al. [43, 45]
Severe0.0316–23 months (pre-school children)
All-cause mortalitySevere1.06–59 months (pre-school children)Plessow et al. and Murray et al. [43, 45]