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Title: Using of medical documents to identify the true prevalence of obesity and overweight in schoolchildren 6-17 years
Authors: Pomogaybo, Ekaterina Georgyevna
Chumаk, Lubov Igorevna
Keywords: schoolchildren
obesity
overweight
monitoring
Issue Date: 2015
Citation: Pomogaybo E. G. Using of medical documents to identify the true prevalence of obesity and overweight in schoolchildren 6-17 years / E. G. Pomogaybo, L. I. Chumаk // Inter collegas. –2015. – Vol 2 (3). – С. 244–252.
Abstract: Conducted an analytical review of the literature on the problem of childhood obesity has shown that the prevalence of childhood obesity worldwide has reached catastrophic proportions, and even the world, regardless of gender, race and social class continues to grow rapidly. The article presents the results of the monitoring of weight and height of schoolchildren 6-17 years living in the October district of Kharkov. In accordance with accepted standards of body mass index, from 3227 students whose data have been processed, overweight and obesity was found in 512 children (15.8%), including obesity were 200 children (6%); overweight - 312 (9.6%). In comparing our results and medical records data on the number of persons to be held at the dispensary for obesity in the current year, it was found that the rate of complete coverage of medical observation of children with obesity is only 7%.
URI: http://repo.knmu.edu.ua/handle/123456789/9918
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