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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [influence Of Socioeconomic And Nutritional Factors On The Evolution To Complications In Children Hospitalized With Pneumonia].
Author: Riccetto, Adriana G L
Zambom, Mariana P
Pereira, In s C M R
Morcillo, Andr M
Abstract: To study the relationship between socioeconomic factors, nutritional status, evolution and complications in children with pneumonia. A prospective, descriptive study on 85 children hospitalized with pneumonia from April 1999 to November 2000. Complications occurred in 31.8% children; of these, 26.6% - respiratory insufficiency, 44% -pleural effusion, 22% -atelectasis. A significant relationship was observed between complications and the female sex (p=0.03; Odds Ratio=2.99 Confidence Interval 95%=1.16 -7.72) but this was not the case with age (p=0.98), maternal age (p=0.24), maternal educational level (p=0.62) and per capita income (p=0.07). No relationship was found between nutritional status and complication evolution, as well as with the other parameters (z score for the Waterlow classification, weight/age, height/age, weight/height and body mass index -p>0.05). Risk for complications was 2.99 times higher in the female group; no significant difference was found between the other parameters and complication evolution in children hospitalized with pneumonia.
Subject: Anthropometry
Birth Weight
Child, Preschool
Confidence Intervals
Nutrition Disorders
Nutritional Status
Odds Ratio
Pleural Effusion
Respiratory Insufficiency
Risk Factors
Sex Factors
Socioeconomic Factors
Citation: Revista Da Associação Médica Brasileira (1992). v. 49, n. 2, p. 191-5
Rights: fechado
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Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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