Sex differences in childhood infections are commonly reported in case-only studies. In this population-based study of 278 000 Taiwanese children followed from 3 months to 18 years of age during the period 2000–2012, age-trajectories of monthly numbers of all-cause healthcare visits and monthly rates of infection-specific healthcare visits were compared between boys and girls. For all-cause healthcare visits and for healthcare visits related to conjunctivitis, respiratory tract infections, ent...Expand abstract
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Sex differences in common childhood infections in Taiwan
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