Table 4

Comparison of the mean serum levels of selenium, among adults from different countries (as mentioned previously [9, 11])

Country

Overall mean (μg/l)


Finland (Helsinki)

41.7

New Zealand (Dunedin)

47.2

Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)

73.2

W. Germany (Mainz)

81.1

Sweden (lund)

85.0

Italy (Rome)

89.8

Japan (Hiroshima)

97.6

Iran (Tehran)

100.3

Saudi Arabia

102.5

US (Mort.Gr.)

110.2

England (Southampton)

115.7

Canada (Toronto)

158.3


Safaralizadeh et al. Nutrition Journal 2005 4:32   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-32

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