Asthma Among Children With Developmental Disabilities

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: How common asthma was among children with various developmental disabilities (including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder and vision, hearing or speech delay) was compared to children without disabilities in this survey study.

Authors: Sarah E. Messiah, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Children’s Health System of Texas in Dallas, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.7728)

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