Children's health

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Gender Differences in Child Survival in Contemporary Rural China: A County Study

January 2004

Using data from a survey of deaths of children less than 5 years old conducted in 1997 in a county in Shaanxi Province, China, this paper examines gender differences in child survival in...

Effects of a Videotape to Increase Use of Poison Control Centers by Low-Income and Spanish-Speaking Families: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

December 2003

Background: Poison control centers (PCCs) reduce health care costs for childhood poisonings by providing telephone advice for home management of most cases.

New Opportunities for Integrated Child Health Systems: Results from the Multi-faceted Pre-to-Three Program

November 2003

Changes in Rate of Autopsy-Detected Diagnostic Errors Over Time: A Systematic Review

June 2003

Context Substantial discrepanies exist between clinical diagnoses and findings at autopsy.

Validity of Children's Food Portion Estimates: A Comparison of 2 Measurement Aids

December 2002

Background: Policy and clinical decisions regarding children's nutrition are often based on dietary intake estimates from self-reports.

Agreement Among Measures of Asthma Status: A Prospective Study of Low-Income Children with Moderate to Severe Asthma

December 2002

Background: Because no validated "gold standard" for measuring asthma outcomes exists, asthma interventions are often evaluated using a large number of disease status measures.

Perinatal Screening of Group B Streptococci: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction

September 2002


Mortality in Low Birth Weight Infants According to Level of Neonatal Care at Hospital of Birth

May 2002

OBJECTIVE: In 1976, the Committee on Perinatal Health recommended that hospitals with no neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or intermediate NICUs transfer high-risk mothers and infants that weigh...

Acute Helicobacter pylori Infection is Followed by an Increase in Diarrheal Diseases Among Peruvian Children

December 2001

Background: Cohort and case-crossover studies were conducted to evaluate whether new Helicobacter pylori infections are followed by increased diarrhea.

Overweight Concerns and Body Dissatisfaction Among Third-Grade Children: The Impacts of Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status

December 2001

Objective: To examine the prevalence of overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade girls and boys and the influences of ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES).

Effects of Reducing Television Viewing on Children's Requests for Toys: A Randomized Controlled Trial

December 2001

Previous attempts to reduce the effects of television advertising on children's purchase requests have had little success.

Effects of Reducing Children's Television and Video Game Use on Aggressive Behavior: A Randomized Controlled Trial

December 2001

Are Perceived Neighborhood Hazards a Barrier to Physical Activity in Children?

December 2001

Why Ethnicity and Race Are so Important in Child Health Services Research Today

December 2001

Reducing Children's Television Viewing to Prevent Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial

December 2000

Selected by the editors of Contemporary Pediatrics as the most significant pediatric study of 1999. Also first printed in 1999, v 282, p1561-1567 JAMA

Short Term Health and Economic Benefits Smoking Cessation: Low Birth Weight

December 1999

Objective: To estimate excess direct medical costs of low birth weight from maternal smoking and short-term cost savings from smoking cessation programs before or during the first trimester of...

Health Issues of Immigrant Children of Color, The

December 1999

By the year 2050, the population of the United States is projected to be approximately half white and half non-white.

Television and Music Video Exposure and Risk of Adolescent Alcohol Use

November 1998

Gender Differences in Physician-Patient Communication: Evidence From Pediatric Visits

December 1997

Objective: To determine whether physician gender and patient gender influence the process of communication and parent and child satisfaction during pediatric office visits.

Do Cigarette Warning Labels Reduce Smoking? Paradoxical Effects among Adolescents

December 1997

The Neonatal Cost of Congenital Syphilis

May 1997

Objective: To determine the hospital cost of caring for newborn infants with congenital syphilis.