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Umbrella systematic review finds limited evidence that school absence explains the association between chronic health conditions and lower academic attainment

Absence from school is more frequent for children with chronic health conditions (CHCs) than their peers and may be one reason why average academic attainment scores are lower among children with CHCs.

Published in: Front. Public Health, 09 June 2023 , Sec. Children and Health , Volume 11 - 2023

Lead author: Jay, M. A.,

Other authors: Sanders-Ellis, D., Blackburn, R., Deighton, J., & Gilbert, R.

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