PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT: RESULTS OF THE 1999 SURVEY

Marieta Vasilov, Lidia Rusu, Mariana Barbu, Iaşi, Doina Bucşă, Botoşani, A Chiroşcă, Angela Verban
2001 THE JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE   unpublished
In 1999 a study on physical development of children between 0-18 years of age was performed. Present investigation is a 8 th stage of the national study which begun in 1950. The authors present the results of physical examination of over 53,000 children and adolescents living in 7 districts from the eastern Romania: the average levels of the anthropometrical indices by age, gender, residence area, the distribution by physical development, comparative aspects with previous stage made in 1992.
more » ... paper conclusions discuss the opportunity to continue this longitudinal study with its limits and value and recommendation in order to improve the methodology for the subsequent stages.
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