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released: 6 Oct 2011 author: AIHW

This supplement is a companion document to the Mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification in Australia and New Zealand: baseline report for monitoring. Additional or updated data are provided on: - folic acid intake and supplement usage for children and pregnant women; - NTD incidence rates; - iodine intake and status for children; - iodine status in regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory.

ISBN 978-1-74249-207-0; Cat. no. PHE 153; 58pp.; Internet only

Publication

Publication table of content

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Prior to mandatory folic acid fortification
      • Prior to mandatory iodine fortification
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Purpose
        • Australia
        • New Zealand
      • 1.2 Structure
    • 2 Australian baseline data for mandatory folic acid fortification
      • 2.1 Dietary intake of folic acid
        • 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey
          • FSANZ analysis of the 2007 Children's Survey
          • Results
        • Roy Morgan Single Source data
          • Results
      • 2.2 Supplement use in women
        • New South Wales Population Health Survey
          • Results
        • Australian Capital Territory General Health Survey
          • Results
        • 2009 Tasmanian Population Health Survey
          • Results
        • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey 2008
          • Results
      • 2.3 Serum folate
        • The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health study
          • Results
        • Retrospective analysis of serum folate levels in a large public hospital pathology laboratory
          • Results
          • Methods
      • 2.4 Red blood cell folate
        • Victorian Health Monitor
          • Results
          • Methods
        • Retrospective analysis of red blood cell folate levels in a large public hospital pathology laboratory
          • Results
      • 2.5 Neural tube defects
        • Neural tube incidence in Australia 1998–2008
          • Results
      • 2.6 Cancer incidence and mortality
        • Bowel cancer
          • Incidence
            • Males
            • Females
          • Mortality
            • Males
            • Females
        • Prostate cancer
          • Incidence
          • Mortality
      • 2.7 Bowel cancer screening
        • National bowel cancer screening program
          • Results
          • Discussion
    • 3 Australian baseline data for mandatory iodine fortification
      • 3.1 Dietary intake of iodine
        • 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey
          • FSANZ analysis of results
      • 3.2 Median urinary iodine concentration
        • Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study
          • Results
          • Methods
          • Discussion
        • Victorian Health Monitor
          • Results
          • Methods
    • 4 New Zealand baseline data for mandatory folic acid fortification
      • 4.1 Folic acid intake
        • Roy Morgan Single Source data
          • Results
          • Background
      • 4.2 Cancer incidence and mortality
        • Bowel cancer
          • Incidence
            • Males
            • Females
          • Mortality
            • Males
            • Females
        • Prostate cancer
          • Incidence
          • Mortality
    • 5 New Zealand baseline data for mandatory iodine fortification
      • 2002 National Children's Nutrition Survey
        • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry's analysis of 2002 Children's Survey
        • Results
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1
    • Appendix 2
      • Foods as described by Roy Morgan Research in the Single Source Survey
        • Breads
        • Breakfast cereals
        • Yeast spreads
        • Fruit beverages
        • Soy beverages
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

AIHW 2011. Mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification in Australia and New Zealand: supplement to the baseline report for monitoring. Cat. no. PHE 153. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 30 September 2016 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737420085>.

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