Sick kid index
- Monitoring health in Europe: opportunities, challenges, and progress. McKee, Martin // European Journal of Public Health;2003, Vol. 13 Issue suppl_3, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including health indicators, medical projects for child health and dietary assessment in Europe.
- CHILD HEALTH INDICATOSR OF LIFE AND DEVELOMENT (CHILD2000). // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Apr2003 Supplement, Vol. 88, pA25
Presents an abstract of the study 'Child Health Indicators of Life and Development (CHILD2000)--A Framework for the Measurement of Child Health in Europe,' by M. Blair, L. Kohler, R. Mechler and M. Rigby, presented at the 7th Spring Meeting of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
- Study: Infant, children's health care improves. // AHA News;02/16/98, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p6
Focuses on the findings of the Healthy Children 2000 report in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania indicating progress by health officials in improving children's health. Child health indicators examined by the report; Comparison of the data from 1989 to 1996 in two-year intervals.
- Can parents rate their child's health-related quality of life? Results of a systematic review. Eiser, Christine; Morse, Rachel // Quality of Life Research;Jun2001, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p347
A systematic review was conducted to determine the relationship between ratings of children's health-related quality of life (HRQoL) made by parents and children. This was investigated in relation to four questions:- is agreement greater for some domains (e.g. physical HRQoL) than others?; do...
- Physical activity drops significantly for youth between ages 9 and 15. Currie, Donya // Nation's Health;Sep2008, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p29
The article focuses on a study which revealed the amount of daily physical activity children engage in declined tremendously in the U.S. between their ninth and 15th birthdays. At age 9, children engaged in about three daily hours of moderate to vigorous physical activity, but in the following...
- Child Health Indicators for Europe: a priority for a caring society. Rigby, Michael J.; Köhler, Lennart I.; Blair, Mitch E.; Metchler, Reli // European Journal of Public Health;2003, Vol. 13 Issue suppl_3, p38
Background: Measurement of children's health is important for two reasons: first, because young people are citizens in their own right, yet largely unable to act as self-advocates, particularly at the population level; and second, because their health determines the health of the future...
- Self-rated health in adolescence: A multifactorial composite. Breidablik, Hans-Johan; Meland, Eivind; Lydersen, Stian // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Jan2008, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p7
Background and aims: Self-rated health is an important health predictor, and it has only rarely been studied in adolescents. This study examined the relationships between self-rated health and a broad spectrum of structural, medical, psychological, and social variables. The association between...
- An index of education and child health in the Horn of Africa. Martín, José; Herrero, María; Campillo, José // Quality & Quantity;Mar2014, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p863
Synthetic indicators are intended to provide an overview of the situation of individuals in a community in relation to a concept to be studied such as quality of life. This study aims to propose a territorial measure and classification of education and child health for countries of the Horn of...
- Effects of daily variation in outdoor particulates and ambient acid species in normal and asthmatic children. Ward, D. J.; Roberts, K. T.; Jones, N.; Harrison, R. M.; Ayres, J. G.; Hussain, S.; Walters, S. // Thorax;Jun2002, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p489
Background: Evidence Suggests that the respiratory health of children may be adversely affected by daily variation in outdoor pollutants, particularly ozone and particulates However, data from the UK are sparse and the contribution of different particulate fractions and acid species, together...