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Evaluation of risk factors for severe pneumonia in children: the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health study.

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As a case-control study of etiology, the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) project also provides an opportunity to assess the risk factors for severe pneumonia in hospitalized children at 7 sites. We identified relevant risk factors by literature review and iterative expert consultation. Decisions for inclusion in PERCH were based on comparability to published data, analytic plans, data collection costs and logistic feasibility, including interviewer time and subject fatigu...

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10.1093/cid/cir1067

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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
54 Suppl 2
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
S124-S131
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Source identifiers:
321203

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