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The epidemic characteristics of short stature in school students.

Wang Q, Liu DY, Yang LQ, Liu Y, Chen XJ - Ital J Pediatr (2015)

Bottom Line: Twelve thousand nine primary and secondary school students in urban and rural aged from 7 to 18 years were recruited.The detection rate was higher in rural area than in urban area, higher in economic backward area than in economic developed areas.There was no significant difference in detection rate in gender and age.

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Affiliation: The Second Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, 230601, China.

ABSTRACT

Background: There was no large-scale population survey on the prevalence of short stature in Anhui province yet. To further acquainting the epidemiological character of teenage children short stature in Anhui province, and to provide basis for exploring reasonable intervention measure about children's height, we took this survey on short stature in primary and middle school students of Anhui province.

Methods: Twelve thousand nine primary and secondary school students in urban and rural aged from 7 to 18 years were recruited. The comparison of short stature in different genders, regions and age groups was done according to genetic metabolic endocrine group of pediatrics branch in Chinese Medical Association (CMA).

Results: The average detection rate of short stature in primary and middle school students was 3.16% in Anhui province. The detection rate was higher in rural area than in urban area, higher in economic backward area than in economic developed areas.

Conclusion: There was no significant difference in detection rate in gender and age.

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Fig2: The detection rate of short stature in primary and middle school students of Anhui province

Mentions: As shown in Fig. 2, except 7-years age group, the detection rate of short stature was higher in rural than in urban in other age groups of primary and middle school students of Anhui province.Fig. 2


The epidemic characteristics of short stature in school students.

Wang Q, Liu DY, Yang LQ, Liu Y, Chen XJ - Ital J Pediatr (2015)

The detection rate of short stature in primary and middle school students of Anhui province
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Fig2: The detection rate of short stature in primary and middle school students of Anhui province
Mentions: As shown in Fig. 2, except 7-years age group, the detection rate of short stature was higher in rural than in urban in other age groups of primary and middle school students of Anhui province.Fig. 2

Bottom Line: Twelve thousand nine primary and secondary school students in urban and rural aged from 7 to 18 years were recruited.The detection rate was higher in rural area than in urban area, higher in economic backward area than in economic developed areas.There was no significant difference in detection rate in gender and age.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: The Second Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, 230601, China.

ABSTRACT

Background: There was no large-scale population survey on the prevalence of short stature in Anhui province yet. To further acquainting the epidemiological character of teenage children short stature in Anhui province, and to provide basis for exploring reasonable intervention measure about children's height, we took this survey on short stature in primary and middle school students of Anhui province.

Methods: Twelve thousand nine primary and secondary school students in urban and rural aged from 7 to 18 years were recruited. The comparison of short stature in different genders, regions and age groups was done according to genetic metabolic endocrine group of pediatrics branch in Chinese Medical Association (CMA).

Results: The average detection rate of short stature in primary and middle school students was 3.16% in Anhui province. The detection rate was higher in rural area than in urban area, higher in economic backward area than in economic developed areas.

Conclusion: There was no significant difference in detection rate in gender and age.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus