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ERIC Number: EJ571871
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Prevalence of Chronic Medical Conditions in Adults with Mental Retardation: Comparison with the General Population.
Kapell, Deborah; Nightingale, Beryle; Rodriguez, Ana; Lee, Joseph H.; Zigman, Warren B.; Schupf, Nicole
Mental Retardation, v36 n4 p269-79 Aug 1998
A study interviewed caregivers and reviewed medical records of 278 adults with mental retardation with and without Down syndrome. The adults with mental retardation had age-related disorders comparable to those in the general population, but there was an increased frequency of thyroid disorders, nonischemic heart disorders, and sensory impairment. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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