Poverty and Trends in Three Common Chronic Disorders

March 2017, VOLUME 139 / ISSUE 3

Poverty and Trends in Three Common Chronic Disorders
For asthma, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the objectives were to (1) describe the percent increases in prevalence and comorbidity and how these vary by poverty status, and (2) examine the extent to which poverty status is a predictor of higher than average comorbid conditions.
Christian D. Pulcini, Bonnie T. Zima, Kelly J. Kelleher, Amy J. Houtrow
Pediatrics Mar 2017, 139 (3) e20162539; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-2539