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Bahrami M, Farhadi A. A survey of rate and causes of deformity in boys and girls youngsters in Lorestan province. yafte. 2007; 8 (4) :31-35
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Background: The purpose of this research was to determine the rate of deformity in boys and girls youngsters in Lorestan. Materials and methods: The statistical community of the research included all the youngsters in Lorestan Province. The subjects in this study were 400 boys and 450 girls (11-15 years old) that collected randomly. Data collection was done by questionnaires and physical examination (posture screen, tape-measure, Scales and…). The results were analyzed by SPSS software Results: In general, the results of this study indicated that abnormal posture in male was 57.67% and in female was 68.89%. additionally, there was a significant relationship between the level of kyphosis and lordosis and sleep habit, between shoulder dropping and briefcase carriage, between Bow leg and sitting between Hallux Valgus and high heel shoes of subjects ( P<0.05 ). Conclusion: Considering the generated results, the level and rate of deformity among youngsters is very high. So, it seems that there is a need to plan an especial program by managers to reduce the burden of this abnormality.
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Received: 2013/01/19

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