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This is a descriptive - analytical study to determine the relationship between hypertension and birth weight in primary school children at the 6-7 age group in shahrood in 1999-2000.The samples consisting 203 healthy school - age children that were selected according to cluster sampling.Data collection instruments included questionare, checklist, stethoscope and mercurial sphygmomanometer.The results showed that there was not significant relationship between systolic blood pressure and birth weight in male and female groups. Furthermore, there was no significant relationship between diastolic blood pressure and birth weight in male group as well, however, there was a statistically significant inverse relationship in female group that their birth weight was more than 2500 gr with their diastolic blood pressure.The results can be used in midwifery training for pregnant women during their prenatal care period, in nursing training to promote the quality of health services, in training health care talented students and students suffering from hypertension and they can also be used in educating teachers and principals of schools to increase their knowledge and information.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing Care
Published: 2013/08/7 | ePublished: 2013/08/7