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Nutritional status and parasitic infestation among working children in a village in Egypt a comparative study

Nutritional status and parasitic infestation among working children in a village in Egypt a... 80 Original article Nutritional status and parasitic infestation among working children in a village in Egypt: a comparative study Ahmed E. Shoman, Nayera S. Mostafa and Amira A. Musslem Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine Background Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams Work poses potential threats to the physical, emotional, economic, and academic University, Cairo, Egypt health of teenagers. Like their adult coworkers, teenagers face exposure to a variety of Correspondence to Nayera S. Mostafa, MD, health and safety hazards that can lead to injury and illness. Children’s increased Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams vulnerability puts them at a high risk of work-related health problems. University, Ramsis Street, Abbaseya, Objectives 11566 Cairo, Egypt Tel: + 20 100 517 4443; fax: + 20 224 837 888; The aim of this study was to compare growth parameters of working children in e-mail: nayera_samy@med.asu.edu.eg contrast to nonworking students, and to compare the frequency of anemia and parasitic infestations among the two groups. Participants and methods Received 24 March 2015 Accepted 22 May 2015 A comparative cross-sectional study among 75 working boys in small industrial workshops in Arab Gohaina village in Qaliuobia governorate and 75 students of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association Wolters Kluwer Health

Nutritional status and parasitic infestation among working children in a village in Egypt a comparative study

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Copyright
© 2015 Egyptian Public Health Association
ISSN
0013-2446
DOI
10.1097/01.EPX.0000466754.40906.8b
pmid
26154835

Abstract

80 Original article Nutritional status and parasitic infestation among working children in a village in Egypt: a comparative study Ahmed E. Shoman, Nayera S. Mostafa and Amira A. Musslem Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine Background Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams Work poses potential threats to the physical, emotional, economic, and academic University, Cairo, Egypt health of teenagers. Like their adult coworkers, teenagers face exposure to a variety of Correspondence to Nayera S. Mostafa, MD, health and safety hazards that can lead to injury and illness. Children’s increased Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams vulnerability puts them at a high risk of work-related health problems. University, Ramsis Street, Abbaseya, Objectives 11566 Cairo, Egypt Tel: + 20 100 517 4443; fax: + 20 224 837 888; The aim of this study was to compare growth parameters of working children in e-mail: nayera_samy@med.asu.edu.eg contrast to nonworking students, and to compare the frequency of anemia and parasitic infestations among the two groups. Participants and methods Received 24 March 2015 Accepted 22 May 2015 A comparative cross-sectional study among 75 working boys in small industrial workshops in Arab Gohaina village in Qaliuobia governorate and 75 students of the

Journal

Journal of the Egyptian Public Health AssociationWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jun 1, 2015

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