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Risk factors in school male children: comparative analysis between children who stutter and children who no stutter

Grant number: 12/00540-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2012
Effective date (End): December 31, 2012
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Speech Therapy
Principal researcher:Cristiane Moço Canhetti de Oliveira
Grantee:Paula Roberta Nogueira
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências (FFC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Marília. Marília , SP, Brazil


Purpose: to characterize the risk factors for persistent stuttering in schoolchildren who stutter (CWS) and who do no stutter (CWNS), males, such as age, typology of the disfluencies, communicative and qualitative factors associated, familial history, physical and emotional stresses, family attitude and personal reaction. Method: 40 children with ages between 6.0 and 11.11 years, male, divided into two groups: the experimental group (EG) will be composed of 20 children who stutter, and the control group (CG) will be composed of 20 children who no stutter. The Speech Fluency Assessment Protocol will be used with the spontaneous speech to separate the children into the two groups (CWS and CWNS), and after the data were gathered through the Protocol of Risk for the Developmental Stuttering - PRGD. The data in this study will be analyzed by statistical method.(AU)

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CRISTIANE MOÇO CANHETTI OLIVEIRA; PAULA ROBERTA NOGUEIRA. Prevalence of risk factors for stuttering among boys: analytical cross-sectional study. São Paulo Medical Journal, n. ahead, p. 00-00, . (12/00540-2)

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