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Evaluation of prevalence of enuresis in school age children in Jahrom and related factors
Fatemeh EmamGhoraishy
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Introduction:

To investigate the prevalence of enuresis in school- age children in Iran .

Method:

One thousands children aged 6-11 years old were included in the present study and were evaluated by questionnaire .

Results :

The prevalence of nocturnal enuresis for males was 19.7%females 12.2% and overall prevalence was 16.5% Deep sleep in children and low education of their parents were associated with enuresis .No correlation between enuresis and parent’s job , family size was detected but more common in first child of family .The neurotic children that referred were managed with imipramine .54.9% responded to this drug.

Conclusion:

In conclusion, enuresis is an important problem for both family and children especially in high prevalence area. Specific guidelines must be developed for education of parents and management of neurotic children

Keywords: Enuresis, Prevalence, Related factors
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: ect
Received: 2016/07/10 | Accepted: 2016/07/10 | Published: 2016/07/10
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فصلنامه دانشگاه علوم پزشکی جهرم Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences
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