Illness during the First Five Years of Life

  title={Illness during the First Five Years of Life},
  author={R. M. Dykes and F. Grundy and E. Lewis-Faning},
  journal={British Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine},
  pages={31 - 42}
  • R. M. Dykes, F. Grundy, E. Lewis-Faning
  • Published 1953
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine
  • (1) Introduction In a previous communication (Grundy, 1949), an interim report was made of the early results (for the period 0-2 years) of an inquiry into the sickness experience of a group of children during the first 5 years of life. The group comprised 1,849 babies* born in Luton during 1945 to women resident in Luton at the time. In the present paper three subjects in particular are examined: (1) the volume of sickness and its broad pattern at different periods during the first 5 years of… CONTINUE READING
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