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Association of prodromal type 1 diabetes with school absenteeism of danish schoolchildren: A population-based case-control study of 1,338 newly diagnosed children

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Association of prodromal type 1 diabetes with school absenteeism of danish schoolchildren : A population-based case-control study of 1,338 newly diagnosed children. / Thingholm, Peter R.; Gaulke, Amanda; Eriksen, Tine M. et al.

In: Diabetes Care, Vol. 43, No. 11, 11.2020, p. 2886-2888.

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title = "Association of prodromal type 1 diabetes with school absenteeism of danish schoolchildren: A population-based case-control study of 1,338 newly diagnosed children",
abstract = "OBJECTIVE To investigate school absenteeism before the clinical diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children who develop the disease. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This population-based, retrospective case-control study involved all Danish children whodeveloped type1diabetes and attended publicschools (n = 1,338)from2010 to 2017. Those children were matched at a 1-to-5 ratio, on the basis of sex and date of birth, to children without diabetes (n = 6,690). Case and control absenteeism were compared monthly, starting with 12 months prior to the type 1 diabetes diagnosis through 12 months after diagnosis. RESULTS Before the diabetes diagnosis (7–12 months), the mean number of days absent from school per month was 0.93 (SD 1.78) among children with diabetes and 0.93 (1.82) among control children (difference-0.004 days, P = 0.94). From 4 months before the diagnosis, children who developed diabetes had a statistically significant increase in absenteeism compared with control children (difference 0.24 days, P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS Children who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes had increased school absenteeism 4 months before diagnosis.",
author = "Thingholm, {Peter R.} and Amanda Gaulke and Eriksen, {Tine M.} and Jannet Svensson and Niels Skipper",
year = "2020",
month = nov,
doi = "10.2337/dc20-0769",
language = "English",
volume = "43",
pages = "2886--2888",
journal = "Diabetes Care",
issn = "0149-5992",
publisher = "American Diabetes Association",
number = "11",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Association of prodromal type 1 diabetes with school absenteeism of danish schoolchildren

T2 - A population-based case-control study of 1,338 newly diagnosed children

AU - Thingholm, Peter R.

AU - Gaulke, Amanda

AU - Eriksen, Tine M.

AU - Svensson, Jannet

AU - Skipper, Niels

PY - 2020/11

Y1 - 2020/11

N2 - OBJECTIVE To investigate school absenteeism before the clinical diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children who develop the disease. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This population-based, retrospective case-control study involved all Danish children whodeveloped type1diabetes and attended publicschools (n = 1,338)from2010 to 2017. Those children were matched at a 1-to-5 ratio, on the basis of sex and date of birth, to children without diabetes (n = 6,690). Case and control absenteeism were compared monthly, starting with 12 months prior to the type 1 diabetes diagnosis through 12 months after diagnosis. RESULTS Before the diabetes diagnosis (7–12 months), the mean number of days absent from school per month was 0.93 (SD 1.78) among children with diabetes and 0.93 (1.82) among control children (difference-0.004 days, P = 0.94). From 4 months before the diagnosis, children who developed diabetes had a statistically significant increase in absenteeism compared with control children (difference 0.24 days, P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS Children who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes had increased school absenteeism 4 months before diagnosis.

AB - OBJECTIVE To investigate school absenteeism before the clinical diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children who develop the disease. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This population-based, retrospective case-control study involved all Danish children whodeveloped type1diabetes and attended publicschools (n = 1,338)from2010 to 2017. Those children were matched at a 1-to-5 ratio, on the basis of sex and date of birth, to children without diabetes (n = 6,690). Case and control absenteeism were compared monthly, starting with 12 months prior to the type 1 diabetes diagnosis through 12 months after diagnosis. RESULTS Before the diabetes diagnosis (7–12 months), the mean number of days absent from school per month was 0.93 (SD 1.78) among children with diabetes and 0.93 (1.82) among control children (difference-0.004 days, P = 0.94). From 4 months before the diagnosis, children who developed diabetes had a statistically significant increase in absenteeism compared with control children (difference 0.24 days, P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS Children who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes had increased school absenteeism 4 months before diagnosis.

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U2 - 10.2337/dc20-0769

DO - 10.2337/dc20-0769

M3 - Journal article

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AN - SCOPUS:85093827547

VL - 43

SP - 2886

EP - 2888

JO - Diabetes Care

JF - Diabetes Care

SN - 0149-5992

IS - 11

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