E3S Web Conf.
Volume 159, 2020The 1st International Conference on Business Technology for a Sustainable Environmental System (BTSES-2020)
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Section||Chapter 8: Clean Water and Sanitation|
|Published online||24 March 2020|
Comprehensive assessment of the Aral Sea region children’s health conditions
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, al-Farabi Ave. 71, 050040 Almaty, Kazakhstan
2 Scientific Center of pediatrics and child Surgery, al-Farabi Ave. 146, 050060 Almaty, Kazakhstan
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
A comprehensive assessment of the health status of 757 children in the Aral Sea region was performed, by assesing the direction of their pathology based on the results of medical, clinical, laboratory, instrumental and socio-psychological studies. The distribution by health groups showed a predominance of functional abnormalities among children (group II (50.0%), group III (28.7%), and chronic diseases at the age of 11-15 years. Healthy children accounted for only 9.2%. According to the structure of morbidity, vegeto-vascular dystonia dominated in 55.2%, 52.2% showed functional disorders of the digestive system and iron-deficient anemia (19.7%). The revealed psychological features manifested by a high level of anxiety in children of the Aktobe region (57, 0%). Studies have indicated low children’s health in environmentally depressed areas, which may be one of the significant factors contributing to the formation of various forms of chronic pathology.
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