Growth Patterns of Children of Same Geographic Background Reared in Different Environments


Yuca S. A. , Cesur Y. , Kurtoglu S., MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , Cimbek E. A.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, cilt.6, ss.233-237, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/jcrpe.1612
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.233-237

Özet

Objective: Growth charts are essential tools used to assess children's health status. The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of environmental factors on the growth of children of a common geographic background. We constructed growth charts for children living in the East of Turkey and compared them with those for Turkish children living in other regions or countries.