Intellectual dullness

Other Names:
Mentally dull
Subclinical mental retardation

In the 1980's, a study showed that up to 25% of the Chinese children in areas low in iodine were mildly retarded, with IQ's of 50 to 69. In 1997, an iodine deficiency in Georgia is thought to have reduced the average IQ of 50,000 babies by 10 points.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST