Croissance des enfants libyens de la naissance à  5 ans : établissement de nouvelles courbes ; comparaisons historiques, géographiques et socio-économiques

Abstract : Cross sectional study was carried out in two regions of Libya. A total of 1,614 healthy Libyan children less than five years were selected from the : residential areas, maternal and child health centers, kindergartens and the delivery section of the obstetric hospitals. The objectives of this study are the following ones : to describe the growth patterns of Libyan preschool children and to construct updated curves, to compare these curves with those of 1979, to appreciate the effect of socioeconomic and demographic characteristics on growth pattern. This study finds significant differences in the growth pattern of the Libyan children, within a homogenous population. The factors affeeting the discriminating growth patterns are : education levels of mothers, age and sex of children, geographic areas and the family size. This study allowed to provides new curyes for the Libyan children, less than five years old, to follow up and describing the growth and the development of children. The new dlata shows significant difference in the growth pattern of Libyan children less than five old between 1979 and 2000. These differences are related to improvement in socioeconomic conditions during the last decades. Finally, this study allows to compare the growth of Libyan children with those of the certain foreign references, and points out that the growth of Libyan children remains similar to these rererences until the third year, afterwards it goes below those of the references.
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Jamal Hameida-Bordom. Croissance des enfants libyens de la naissance à  5 ans : établissement de nouvelles courbes ; comparaisons historiques, géographiques et socio-économiques. Médecine humaine et pathologie. Université Henri Poincaré - Nancy 1, 2002. Français. ⟨NNT : 2002NAN10299⟩. ⟨tel-01747035⟩

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