Childhood Illnesses & Diseases

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Childhood Illnesses & Diseases

Epidemiology:

Chronic conditions for 1000 children in USA :
Impairments:
Musculoskeletal disability 15.2
Deafness and hearing loss 15.3
Blindness and hearing impairment 12.7
Speech defects 26.2
Diseases
Diabetes 1.0
Sickle cell disease 1.2
Cerebral palsy 1.8
Anaemia 8.8
Asthma 42.5
Respiratory allergies 96.8
Eczema and skin allergies 32.9
Epilepsy and seizures 2.4
Arthritis 4.6
Heart disease 15.2
Frequent or repeated ear infections 83.4
Frequent diarrhoea/bowel trouble 17.1
Other 19.8

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