Educational and occupational outcomes among young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

@article{Gerhardt2008EducationalAO,
  title={Educational and occupational outcomes among young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.},
  author={Cynthia A Gerhardt and Katie D McGoron and Kathryn A Vannatta and Kelly A. McNamara and Janalee Taylor and Murray H. Passo and Robert Noll},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 10},
  pages={1385-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine educational and occupational outcomes among young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and peers during the transition from adolescence to emerging adulthood. METHODS Families were recruited when children with JIA were 8-14 years old. At that time, each child with JIA was matched to a classmate of similar age, sex, and race for inclusion in a comparison group. For the current followup (12.64 years postdiagnosis), 45 participants with JIA, 46 peers, and their… CONTINUE READING