Morbidity at elementary school entry differs by sex and level of residence urbanization: a comparative cross-sectional study

January 2007
BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7, p358
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • PREDITORES DA QUALIDADE DE VIDA DE IDOSOS URBANOS E RURAIS. dos Santos Tavares, Darlene Mara; Pereira Fachinelli, Ana Márcia; Dias, Flavia Aparecida; Bolina, Alisson Fernandes; de Paiva, Mariana Mapelli // Revista Baiana de Enfermagem;set-dec2015, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p361 

    This study aimed to compare sociodemographic characteristics and verify predictors associated with lower scores of quality of life (QOL) of the elderly according to place of residence. Cross-sectional survey conducted in rural and urban areas using structured validated instruments. There was a...

  • Teachers' Perspectives of Children's Mental Health Service Needs in Urban Elementary Schools. Williams, James Herbert; Horvath, Violet E.; Hsi-sheng Wei; Van Dorn, Richard A.; Jonson-Reid, Melissa // Children & Schools;Apr2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p95 

    This study uses a phenomenological approach to investigate elementary school teachers' perspectives on children's mental health service needs. Focus groups were conducted at two elementary schools with differing levels of available social services in a moderate-sized urban midwestern school...

  • Response Instability on the Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale. Stewart, Donald J.; Crump, W. Donald; McLean, James E. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;May1979, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p71 

    Studies the difference in response instability among levels of self-concept with elementary and high school leaning disabled students. Difference between the response instability of elementary and high school students; Relation of response instability to age, sex, race and intelligence quotient.

  • Air Pollution and Vitamin D Deficiency. Gaby, Alan R. // Townsend Letter;May2009, Issue 310, p39 

    The article focuses on a cross-sectional study of postmenopausal women in Belgium in which urban residents were exposed to ozone levels 3 times higher than were rural residents. The study shows that urban residents had a higher prevalence of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels compared with rural...

  • Inequality in School Readiness and Autism among 6-Year-Old Children across Iranian Provinces: National Health Assessment Survey Results. Amiri, Masoud; Kelishadi, Roya; Motlagh, Mohammad-Esmaeil; Taslimi, Mahnaz; Dashti, Marziyeh; Aminaee, Tahereh; Ardalan, Gelayol; Poursafa, Parinaz // Iranian Journal of Pediatrics;Feb2013, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p71 

    Objective: To assess the national inequality of school readiness and autism among 6-year-old Iranian children before school entry using a national health assessment survey.Methods: In a cross-sectional nationwide survey, all Iranian children entering public and private elementary schools were...

  • The burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa: a four-country cross sectional study. Guwatudde, David; Nankya-Mutyoba, Joan; Kalyesubula, Robert; Laurence, Carien; Adebamowo, Clement; Ajayi, IkeOluwapo; Bajunirwe, Francis; Njelekela, Marina; Chiwanga, Faraja S.; Reid, Todd; Volmink, Jimmy; Adami, Hans-Olov; Holmes, Michelle D.; Dalal, Shona // BMC Public Health;12/5/2015, Vol. 15, p1 

    Background: Hypertension, the leading single cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, is a growing public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Few studies have estimated and compared the burden of hypertension across different SSA populations. We conducted a...

  • Assessments of the Socioeconomic Status and Diet on the Prevalence of Dental Caries at School Children in Central Bosnian Canton. Saban, Aida; Ridic, Ognjen; Karamehic, Jasenko; Saban, Orhan; Delic-Sarac, Marina; Dzananovic, Nejra; Coric, Jozo; Ridic, Goran; Panjeta, Mirsad // Materia Socio Medica;Oct2014, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p309 

    Aim: The main aim of this research was to determine the influence of socioeconomic status and residence/living conditions on the status of oral health (e.g. health of mouth and teeth) in primary school students residing in Canton Central Bosnia. Methods: The study was designed as a...

  • The Trajectory of Elementary and Middle School Students' Perceptions of the Concept of History. ALTUN, Adnan // Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice;Dec2014, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p2320 

    The current study aims to reveal the trajectory (change) of the perception of the concept of history during elementary and middle school years through students' responses to the question, "What is history in your opinion?" The cross-sectional research design was the preferred method to provide...

  • A Study to Examine Fluency Component of Scientific Creative Talent of Elementary Stage Students of Himachal Pradesh With Respect to Area, Type of School and Gender. Rawat, T. C. // International Transactions in Humanities & Social Sciences;Jul2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p152 

    The present paper focused on the fluency component of scientific creative talent of elementary stage students of Himachal Pradesh with respect to area, type of school and gender. The researcher has taken the sample of 1120 elementary stage students of classes VII and VIII studying in Govt. and...

  • THE COMPARISON OF INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENTS OF ATOPIC AND NONATOPIC CHILDREN IN IBADAN, NIGERIA. Daramola, O. O. M.; Ayoola, O. O.; Ogunbiyi, A. O. // Indian Journal of Dermatology;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p221 

    Background: Atopy-related illnesses such as atopic dermatitis and asthma are chronic illnesses, and children suffering from such illnesses are subjected to frequent absenteeism from school. Studies have shown that the performance of children with asthma was comparable to their healthy...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics