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ERIC Number: EJ831664
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 7
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Prevalence of Enuresis and its Association with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder among U.S. Children: Results from a Nationally Representative Study
Shreeram, Srirangam; He, Jiang-Ping; Kalaydjian, Amanda; Brothers, Shannon; Merikangas, Kathleen Ries
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n1 p35 Jan 2009
Data from a national health survey is used to describe the prevalence, demographic correlates, and commorbidities of enuresis in a sample of U.S. children. The 12-month prevalence of enuresis is 4.45 percent and boys have this condition significantly more than girls. A strong association between enuresis and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is found.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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