Illness among schoolchildren during influenza season: effect on school absenteeism, parental absenteeism from work, and secondary illness in families.

@article{Neuzil2002IllnessAS,
  title={Illness among schoolchildren during influenza season: effect on school absenteeism, parental absenteeism from work, and secondary illness in families.},
  author={Kathleen M Neuzil and Cynthia Hohlbein and Yuwei Zhu},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={156 10},
  pages={986-91}
}
BACKGROUND High attack rates of Influenzavirus among school-aged children tend to be expected to cause significant disruption of usual activities at school and at home. OBJECTIVE To quantify the effect of influenza season on illness episodes, school absenteeism, medication use, parental absenteeism from work, and the occurrence of secondary illness in families among a cohort of children enrolled in an elementary school during the 2000-2001 influenza season. DESIGN Prospective survey study… CONTINUE READING

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