An anthropometric and hematological comparison of sickle cell disease children from rural and urban areas

@inproceedings{Nikhar2012AnAA,
  title={An anthropometric and hematological comparison of sickle cell disease children from rural and urban areas},
  author={H. S. Nikhar and Sudhir U. Meshram and Gangadhar Bhaurao Shinde},
  booktitle={Indian journal of human genetics},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a prevalent genetic disorder in India and the rural and urban areas experience distinctly different healthcare facilities. In view of this, a comparative study of SCD-SS pattern children of age 8-15 years from rural and urban areas of Wardha district of Central India was carried out using anthropometric and hematological parameters. MATERIALS AND METHODS The data were collected using standard methods and the results showed a significant (P < 0.05… CONTINUE READING