Demographic disparities among children with frequent ear infections in the United States.

@article{Vakharia2010DemographicDA,
  title={Demographic disparities among children with frequent ear infections in the United States.},
  author={Kalpesh T Vakharia and Nina Lisbeth Shapiro and Neil Bhattacharyya},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2010},
  volume={120 8},
  pages={
          1667-70
        }
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To evaluate current racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in the prevalence of frequent ear infections (FEI) among children in the United States. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS The National Health Interview Survey (years 1997 to 2006) was utilized to evaluate children who were reported by their parent/guardian to have "3 or more ear infections during the past 12 months." Demographic variables evaluated included age, sex, race/ethnicity, income level… CONTINUE READING
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