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  1. Prevalence and health impact of developmental disabilities in US children.

    Article - En anglais


    Data from the 1988 National Health Interview Survey-Child Health Supplement were used to examine the prevalence of selected developmental disabilities and their impact among children ages 0 through 17 years.


    The following conditions, identified through a structured in-person interview with a parent or other adult household member, were examined: deafness or trouble hearing, blindness, epilepsy or seizures, stammering and stuttering, other speech defects, cerebral palsy, delay in growth or development, learning disabilities, and emotional or behavioral problems.

    The impact was defined by measures of perceived health status, school performance and attendance, and health care utilization.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble développement, Epidémiologie, Arriération mentale, Trouble sensoriel, Infirmité motrice cérébrale, Enfant, Homme, Prévalence, Etude statistique, Géorgie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Impact social, Trouble langage, Trouble articulation parole, Système nerveux pathologie, Trouble neurologique, Trouble communication

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Developmental disorder, Epidemiology, Mental retardation, Sensory disorder, Cerebral palsy, Child, Human, Prevalence, Statistical study, Georgia, United States, North America, America, Social impact, Language disorder, Speech articulation disorder, Nervous system diseases, Neurological disorder, Communication disorder

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0292981

    Code Inist : 002B18D04D. Création : 199406.