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Childhood infections may adversely affect long-term school performance
eMediNexus,  17 July 2018
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Severe infections leading to hospitalizations during childhood are associated with lower school achievement in adolescence, as per a study published in the July 2018 issue of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Analysis of data of 598,553 children born in Denmark between 1987 and 1997 showed that children with five or more infections requiring hospitalization had a 38% reduction in the odds of completing ninth grade.
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