Frequency of Infections in Various Day Care Settings

  title={Frequency of Infections in Various Day Care Settings},
  author={Ellen R. Wald and Carol Byers and Barry Dashefsky},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
In the U.S. the number of day care facilities is large and rapidly increasing. The precise frequency, nature and age-distribution of infections have not been established for various types of day care. This study was undertaken to prospectively compare these variables in children in day care centers {(DC)> 7 children}, family day care { (FC) 2-6} children and home care (HC).Children born at Magee Women's Hospital from Jun '85 to Apr '86 were eligible for study if their parents had decided on a… CONTINUE READING

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