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, vol.6, no.4, pp.233-237, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcrpe.1612
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.233-237

Abstract

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.