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National Prevalence:

  • Fluorosis is an endemic disease prevalent in 20 states out of the 35 states and Union Territories of the Indian Republic.
  • 70-100% districts are affected in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
  • 40-70% districts are affected in Bihar, National Capital Territory of Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Orrisa, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh
  • 10-40% districts are affected in Assam, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerela, Chattisgarh and West Bengal. While the endemicity for the rest of the states is not known.

Fluoride Levels in Indian States

Andhra Pradesh: 0.4 - 29.0 mg/L Kerala: 0.2 - 5.40 mg/L
Assam : 1.6 - 23.4 mg/L Madhya Pradesh: 1.5 - 4.20 mg/L
Bihar: 0.2 - 8.32 mg/L Maharashtra: 0.11 - 10.00 mg/L
Chattisgarh: information awaited Orissa: 0.6 - 9.2 mg/L
Delhi:0.2 - 32.0 mg/L Punjab: 0.4 - 42.0 mg/L
Gujarat:1.5 - 18.0 mg/L Rajasthan: 0.10 - 10.0 mg/L
Haryana: 0.2 - 48.32 mg/L Tamil Nadu: 0.1 - 7.0 mg/L
Jammu & Kashmir: 0.5 -4.21 mg/L Uttaranchal: information awaited
Jharkhand: 0.5 - 14.32 mg/L Uttar Pradesh: 0.2 - 25.0 mg/L
Karnataka: 0.2 - 7.79 mg/L West Bengal (4): 1.1 - 14.47 mg/L

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