Prevalence Surveys of Gluteus Maximus Contracture Among School Children - Taipei City and Szu-hu Township

1988 Vol.4 NO.3

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Since 1978, cases of gluteus maximus contracture have been found on the coastal areas of Yunlin and Chiayi counties. Screening examinations for gluteus maximus contracture were conducted in December 1984 and October 1987 for 5,736 junior high and primary school children in Szu-hu Township of Yunlin County and 9,616 randomly selected primary school children in Taipei City to understand whether there is any difference in the prevalence of gluteus maximus contracture in the urban and the rural areas, and whether the frequency of injection is related to the prevalence