[Health status of children and adolescents and risk factors in a geographic endemic area].

Abstract

The health status of children and adolescents residing in geographic endemic area of the Republic of Tatarstan was studied. Medical examinations of 5078 children and adolescents were performed. They showed a significant increase in the incidence of thyroid hyperplasia caused by iodine deficiency. The successively significant risk factors are biological, naturally ecological, and social.

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@article{Sakharev1999HealthSO, title={[Health status of children and adolescents and risk factors in a geographic endemic area].}, author={A G Sakharev and T K Kupche}, journal={Gigiena i sanitariia}, year={1999}, volume={4}, pages={33-5} }