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Table 8 Table of the parameters used in the impact of fortified wheat flour and bouillon in hemoglobin in Côte D’Ivoire

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

Parameter description Value 95% CI Reference
Consumption per capita
 Bouillon cubes WRA g/day 3.7 (3.5: 3.9) Rohner et al. [11]
 Bouillon cubes 6–23 m g/day 1.4 (1.2: 1.5)
 Wheat flour a WRA g/day 125 (112: 138)
 Wheat flour a 6–23 mg/day 33 (29.2: 36.8)
RNI and mg of iron per capita in WRA
 Iron as % of RNI from wheat flour 17.8 (15.7: 19.8) Rohner et al. [11]
 Iron as % of RNI from bouillon 15.9 (14.2: 17:4)
 Mg/day of iron from wheat flour 2.634 (2.32: 2.93)
 Mg/day of iron from bouillon cube 2.355 (2.01: 2.73)
RNI and mg of iron from fortified vehicle 6–23 m
 Iron as % of RNI from wheat flour 10.6 (12.2: 9.1) Rohner et al. [11] and WHO/FAO [70]
 Iron as % of RNI from bouillon 12.4 (10.9: 13.9)
 Mg/day of iron from wheat flour 0.743 (0.54: 0.95)
 Mg/day of iron from bouillon cube 0.891 (0.65: 1.23)
Recommended nutrient intakes (RNIs)
 RNI iron WRA in mg/day 14.8   WHO/FAO [70]
 RNI iron 6–23 M in mg/day 7.2  
Increase in hemoglobin due to additional iron intake
 Δ Hb g/L in WRA from wheat flour 1.034 (0.84: 1.24) Own calculation based
 Δ Hb g/L in 6–23 m from wheat flour 0.561 (0.45: 0.67) Hess et al.,
 Δ Hb g/L in 24–59 m from wheat flour 0.798 (0.65: 0.96) Winichangoon et al.
[56, 57]
 Δ Hb g/L in WRA from bouillon 0.924 (0.75: 1.11)  
 Δ Hb g/L in 6–23 m from bouillon 0.673 (0.55: 0.81)  
 Δ Hb g/L in 24–59 m from bouillon 0.799 (0.65: 0.96)  
  1. CI confidence interval, WRA women in reproductive age, RNI recommended nutrient intakes, Hb hemoglobin