Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1991;34(2):223-229.
Published online February 28, 1991.
Prevalence of asymptomatic hematuria, proteinemia and glucosuria in primary school children in Chonju area.
Jin Oh Kim, Joseph Choi, Soo Cheol Cho, Dae Yeol Lee, Jung Soo Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Chonbuk National University, Chon Ju, Korea
전주지역 국민학교 아동에서의 무증상 혈뇨, 단백뇨 및 당뇨의 유병률
김진오, 최요섭, 조수철, 이대열, 김정수
전북대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 8 June 1990   • Accepted: 19 September 1990
The present study was performed to define the prevalene of asymptomatic hematuria, proteinuria,and glucosuria. A total of 5011 primary school children in Chonju city were examined with test strip urinalysis during the period of one month from June to July 1989. Test strip (Hema-Combistix) was used in this examination. The results were as. follows: 1) Prevalence of hematuria, proteinuria and glucosuria were 0.8% (40 children), 0.78% (39 children), 0.04% (2 children) respectively. 2) Prevalence of microscopic hematuria was higher in female children (1.04%) than in male (0.57%). The prevalence of hematuria was increased with the aging. 3) Degree of asymptomatic hematuria was mostly in the range of one positive (5-20 RBCs/HPF). 4) Prevalence of proteinuria was higher in female (1.12%) than in male children (0.46%). 5) Degree of proteinuria was mild in all cases.
Key Words: Asymptomatic Hematuna proteinuria Glucosuria

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