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Introduction: The future of each society depends on children's health. Therefore their health status is of great importance and must be taken into consideration. The main purpose of this study was to assessphysical and mental health status of pupils in academic year of 2011-2012
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive study, 104332of children were arriving to school in Khorasan Razavi province were evaluated. In the first part of our questionnaire, demographic data and in the second part information related to the child's physical and mental health were collected . Results: By respect of body mass index, 15.2% of all students have had variable degrees of underweight or overweight and 5.5% of them were also impaired in height for their age. The findings showed that 2.2% of the students had vision problems, 0.8% had hearing problems and 72% had decay in their teeth .
Conclusion :Screening did not attain the desired level of sensitivity or specificity for case detection in school children. More accurate procedures are required to minimize the number of false results. In general, given the obvious emphasize one children’s health entering the school - as an important part of society and as a basis for public health in the future - such results shows the importance and necessity of focusing on more prevalent physical disorders such as oral health and nutrition