Daily functioning and quality of life in children with sickle cell disease pain: relationship with family and neighborhood socioeconomic distress.

@article{Palermo2008DailyFA,
  title={Daily functioning and quality of life in children with sickle cell disease pain: relationship with family and neighborhood socioeconomic distress.},
  author={Tonya Mizell Palermo and Craig A Riley and Brian A. Mitchell},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={833-40}
}
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between individual/family and neighborhood socioeconomic distress, pain, and functional outcomes in children with sickle cell disease (SCD). We hypothesized that both individual economic distress as well as residence in neighborhoods of severe economic distress would predict children's level of pain-related functional disability and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Participants (mean age, 12.14 years; 57% male, n = 56) were… CONTINUE READING