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Evaluation of the newborn foot size and its relationship with growth indices and birth characteristics
Hamideh Shajari , Saeed Reza Mehrpoor , Ahmad Shajari
Associate professor, Department of Pediatric, Tehran University of Medical Science, Shariatic Hospital, Tehran, Iran , mehrpoor-saeed@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Aside from classic indexes of infant growth such as weigh, length and head size, other infant parameters have been investigated in different studies and its relationship with gestation age and uterine internal growth have been evaluated. these parameters include breast size, underfoot size and arm size. In this study, the correlation between underfoot size of new-borns and other classical growth indexes and the traits during the birth such as mother age and gestational age and the gender of infant is studied. In this study, the length of underfoot is selected after birth. This study is done to obtain the average of this size in the infant under study and could be the furs study in out country.
The methodology: in this study 500 new-borns infant department of Yazd worker in 2014 were selected randomly and the information related to growth index and the traits during the birth were prepared by question and were extracted from their records. The data was analyzed by SPSS software.
Findings: in this study ,500 new-borns infant with the accepted criteria were evaluated. 51.8% of them were boy and 48.2% of theme were girl. The average of mother age was 26.52. the average of gestational age 36.2 weeks and the average of new-born weight was 2890.52 gram. The average of new-born was 49.7 centimeters and the average of head size was35.11 centimeters. The average of underfoot size of infant was 66.91 centimeters. The correlational coefficient of underfoot length than other variables (mother age, the weight, length and head size) was respectively 0.192, 0.524, 0.797,0.606 and 0.575.
Conclusion: there was significant and positive correlation between feet length and other indicators of uterine internal growth such as weigh and head size in the birth and the traits during the birth such as gestational age and new-born gender and can be used separately to examine the health of infant.
Keywords: Infant, New-Born-Growth index, Underfoot size
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/12/13 | Accepted: 2021/12/01 | Published: 2021/12/01
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Shajari H, Mehrpoor S R, Shajari A. Evaluation of the newborn foot size and its relationship with growth indices and birth characteristics. aumj. 2021; 11 (1) :52-52
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