Prevalence of Asthma in Children with Developmental Disabilities

JAMA Network Open features an article in its June 2020 edition estimating asthma prevalence “by various disability categories and developmental delays in a diverse sample of the US pediatric population.” In order to do so, researchers collected data from a population-based cross-sectional study of 71,811 families with children. They found that “U.S. children with various developmental disabilities or delay may have higher odds for developing asthma.”

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