Prevalence Survey of Gluteus Maximus Contracture Among School Children in Taiwan Area

Taiwan University Medical College, YS Huang et

1988 Vol.4 NO.4

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The prevalence of Gluteus maximus contracture among school children in Taipei City is much lower than that of the remote areas such as Yunlin and Chiayi counties. This geographical difference deserves further investigation. To understand the distribution of Gluteus maximus contracture in Taiwan Area and its relation to the quality of available medical care and the degree of urbanization, the Group conducted in November 1987 general screenings of school children in 2,536 public and private primary schools in 345 townships of Taiwan Area..