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Table 3 Mothers’ data with children aged <3 years (n = 120; 17.4% of total mothers’ sample)

From: Assessment of iodine importance and needs for supplementation in school-aged children in Portugal

  n = 120
Take iodine supplementation during pregnancy… 16 (13.3%)
Take children to the pediatrician and talk about feeding habits… 113 (94.2%)
Give supplements to children… 16 (13.3%)
Iodized salt using… 11 (9.2%)
Knowledge about iodine… Correct = 95 (79.2%)
Incorrect = 3 (2.5%)
Do not know = 22 (18.3%)
Function of iodine… Correct = 27 (22.5%)
Incorrect = 59 (49.2%)
Do not know = 34 (28.3%)