Prevalence and impact of chronic childhood conditions in Auckland, New Zealand.

@article{Vogel1996PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and impact of chronic childhood conditions in Auckland, New Zealand.},
  author={Alison M Vogel and Diana Lennon and Shanthi Ameratunga and John Holyoake},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={1996},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={484-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish the prevalence of specific chronic conditions of childhood in the Auckland area and to quantify resource use by these children. METHODOLOGY Estimates were made from available registry data and published data sources of the population of children with selected chronic conditions resident in the Auckland Area Health Board area. Resource use data were extracted for admissions to Auckland public hospitals and from providers of community based technology services. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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