Children

Symptoms and quality of life indicators among children with chronic medical conditions

Jiseon Kim, Ph.D., Hyewon Chung, Ph.D., Dagmar Amtmann, Ph.D., Rana Salem, M.A., Ryoungsun Park, M.S., Robert L. Askew, M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 1, p96–104 Published online: October 14, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.08.007 Background Children with chronic conditions often experience numerous symptoms, but few research studies examine patterns of symptoms and quality of […]

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Prevalence of physical activity, screen time, and obesity among US children by the service type of special health care needs

Juhee Kim, M.S., Sc.D., Mary L. Greaney, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 3, p318–324 Published online: February 21, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.02.005 Background Children with special health care needs (SHCN) may be at greater risk of obesity than children without SHCN. A new classification system categorizes SHCN among children by service type using […]

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