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Table 4 Parameters used to estimate the effect of iron fortified flour and bouillon cubes on IDA

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

ParameterAge-groupValueSource
Additional iron intake
 Wheat flour6–23 months
Adult women
0.74 mg/day
2.63 mg/day
Own calculation based on Rohner et al. [11]
 Bouillon cubes6–23 months
Adult women
0.89 mg/day
2.35 mg/day
Increase in hemoglobin
 Wheat flour6–23 months
24–59 months
5–64 years
0.561 g/L
0.798 g/L
1.034 g/L
Own calculation based on: Hess et al., Winichangoon et al. [56, 57]
 Bouillon cubes6–23 months
24–59 months
5–64 years
0.673 g/L
0.799 g/L
0.924 g/L