We evaluated the frequency of chronic school absenteeism (≥18 missed school days per year) among children with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease. Chronic absenteeism was present in 17.3% of children with chronic kidney disease, compared with 2.7% of children in the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
- academic achievement
- chronic illness
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health