Chronic School Absenteeism of Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Kelsey L. Richardson, Noel S. Weiss, Susan Halbach

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-271
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
StatePublished - Aug 2018


  • academic achievement
  • attendance
  • chronic illness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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