Adverse health outcomes after Hurricane Katrina among children and adolescents with chronic conditions.

@article{Rath2007AdverseHO,
  title={Adverse health outcomes after Hurricane Katrina among children and adolescents with chronic conditions.},
  author={Barbara Rath and Jessica Donato and Alyson Duggan and Keith Perrin and Daniel R Bronfin and Raoult C. Ratard and Russell Vandyke and Manya Magnus},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={405-17}
}
Children with chronic conditions may be at risk of increased disruptions in health care following natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate differences between children and adolescents with and without chronic conditions immediately following Katrina. Of 531 participants, there were 79.8% younger than 13 years old, 50.5% male, 42.8% African American. Participants with pre-existing conditions (39.4% of the total sample) were more… CONTINUE READING

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