Exposure of young children to group day-care settings increases the risk of illness and may result in higher use of medical care.
These observations raise concerns that the use of such settings for early intervention programs for low-birth-weight infants may increase the already high burden of medical care costs incurred by these children and their families.
To address the question of medical care use associated with center-based care, we examined the hospital-based and ambulatory care reported for participants of the Infant Health and Development Program.
Mots-clés Pascal : Garderie enfant, Prématuré, Poids naissance très faible, Analyse coût, Soin, Utilisation, Age préscolaire, Programme sanitaire, Economie santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Day care center, Premature, Very low birthweight, Cost analysis, Care, Use, Preschool age, Sanitary program, Health economy
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