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Title: Short stature in children of Karapotó ethnic background, São Sebastião, Alagoas, Brazil
Authors: Campos, Samara Bomfim Gomes
Menezes, Risia Cristina Egito de
Oliveira, Maria Alice Araújo
Silva, Danielle Alice Vieira da
Longo-Silva, Giovana
Oliveira, Juliana Souza
Asakura, Leiko
Costa, Emília Chagas
Leal, Vanessa Sá
Affilliation: Universidade Federal de Alagoas. Maceió, AL, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Alagoas. Maceió, AL, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Alagoas. Maceió, AL, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Alagoas. Maceió, AL, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Alagoas. Maceió, AL, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Vitória de Santo Antão, PE, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Alagoas. Maceió, AL, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Vitória de Santo Antão, PE, Brasil
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Vitória de Santo Antão, PE, Brasil
Abstract: Age and the predictor variables_ place of residence, gender, age, anemia, birth weight, family income, maternal literacy. The chi-square test was used to compare the categorical variables, where as the chi-square test with Yates correction was used for dichotomous variables, considering as statistically significant p-values≤0.05. Results_ The prevalence of short stature was 15.6% for children from the Terra Nova settlement and 9.1% for those from Plak-Ô native village. The prevalence of short stature among the Karapotó ethnicity was 13.4%. The variables_ maternal literacy, family income and low birth weight were statistically associated with short stature. Conclusions_ The observed short stature prevalence rates are significant, being characterized as a public health problem. Among the associated factors, the following are noteworthy_ unfavorable conditions of maternal literacy, family income and low birth weight. The planning of strategies to reverse the situation must take such factors into consideration_
Keywords: Brasil
Índios Sul-Americanos
Saúde de Populações Indígenas
Região Nordeste
Epidemiologia
Alagoas
Saúde da Criança
Antropometria
Estado Nutricional
Avaliação Nutricional
Inquéritos Nutricionais
Baixa Estatura para Idade
Condições Socioeconômicas
Curvas de Crescimento
Desnutrição Infantil
DeCS: Brasil
Saúde de Populações Indígenas
Índios Sul-Americanos
Epidemiologia
Saúde da Criança
Antropometria
Estado Nutricional
Desnutrição Infantil
Curvas de Crescimento
Classe Social
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Sociedade de Pediatria de São Paulo
Citation: CAMPOS, Samara Bomfim Gomes; et al. Short stature in children of Karapotó ethnic background, São Sebastião, Alagoas, Brazil. Rev Paul Pediatr, v. 34, n. 2, p. 197-203, 2016.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1016/j.rppede.2016.02.006
ISSN: 0103-0582
Copyright: open access
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