CHILDREN‘S HEALTH

  • Asta Butkuvienė Panevėžio kolegija / University of Applied Sciences
  • Neringa Mažylytė Panevėžys City Polyclinic
Keywords: health groups, speech or language disorders, otolaryngological patology, weight, poor posture or spinal disorders, vision impairments

Abstract

The objective of this research was to evaluate children‘s health at the age of 6 years and at the age of 17 years, analysing data of children annual medical check up.  Evaluation of distribution of health groups, speech or language disorders, otolaryngological patology, poor posture or spinal disorders, weight abnormalities and vision impairments revealed trends of children health before school period and health condition becoming adults. Children‘s health trends from 6 to 17 years show that numbers of II health group are almost the same, and majority of children had this group and were practically healthy, having mild health disorders. At the age of 17 years there are growing numbers of I health group, and 1/10 of children were entirely healthy. Numbers of scoliosis, overweight, poor posture and impaired vision are bigger. Almost half of children at the age of 17 years had impaired vision.

Author Biographies

Asta Butkuvienė, Panevėžio kolegija / University of Applied Sciences

lecturer, Panevėžio kolegija / University of Applied Sciences; pediatrics, farmacology, skin and sexually transmitted diseases.

Neringa Mažylytė, Panevėžys City Polyclinic

Panevėžys City Polyclinic, Senior Nurse at the family doctor's department, children nursing, children health care.

Published
2019-12-12
How to Cite
ButkuvienėA., & MažylytėN. (2019). CHILDREN‘S HEALTH. Taikomieji Tyrimai Studijose Ir Praktikoje - Applied Research in Studies and Practice, 15(1), 47-54. Retrieved from https://ojs.panko.lt/index.php/ARSP/article/view/91