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Table 1 Substances eaten by pregnant women which are not typically food

From: Geophagy practices and the content of chemical elements in the soil eaten by pregnant women in artisanal and small scale gold mining communities in Tanzania

Mentioned substances N %
Soil 203 59.7
Charcoal 45 13.2
Uncooked rice 6 1.8
Ice 3 0.88
None* 83 24.4
  1. *Unable to identify substances.