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Global burden of childhood epilepsy, intellectual disability, and sensory impairments

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BACKGROUND: Estimates of children and adolescents with disabilities worldwide are needed to inform global intervention under the disability-inclusive provisions of the Sustainable Development Goals. We sought to update the most widely reported estimate of 93 million children <15 years with disabilities from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2004.

METHODS: We analyzed Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 data on the prevalence of childhood epilepsy,...

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Published
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10.1542/peds.2019-2623

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Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Journal:
Pediatrics More from this journal
Volume:
146
Issue:
1
Article number:
e20192623
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2020-06-17
Acceptance date:
2020-04-08
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EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
Pmid:
32554521
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1115370
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pubs:1115370
Deposit date:
2021-05-19

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