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Protocol - School Attendance - Child

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Description:

This single proxy-administered question from the National Survey of Childrens Health (NSCH) measures impact of health problems on school attendance over the past 12 months.

Specific Instructions:

None

Protocol:

2016 National Survey of Childrens Health Indicator 5.4: Missed School Days, Age 6-17 Years

During the past 12 months, about how many days did this child miss school because of illness or injury?

Protocol Name from Source:

NA; see source.

Availability:

Publicly available

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs
None
Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Proxy-administered questionnaire

Life Stage:

Child

Participants:

Children age 6–17 years

Selection Rationale

This proxy-administered question from National Survey of Childrens Health (NSCH) is short and easy to complete and interpret.

Language

English

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE) Child Missing School Day Count Ê 6706613 CDE Browser
Derived Variables

None

Process and Review

Not applicable.

Source

United States Census Bureau, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, National Survey of Childrens Health, 2016, Indicator 5.4: Missed School Days, Age 6-17 years.

General References

Summary statistics for this question from the 2016 National Survey of Childrens Health (NSCH) can be found here: http://childhealthdata.org/browse/survey/results?q=4844&r=1

Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health. (2018). 2016 National Survey of Childrens Health (NSCH) data query. Retrieved from www.childhealthdata.org. CAHMI: www.cahmi.org.

Protocol ID:

910601

Variables:
Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX910601_School_Work_Attendance_Child_Missed_School_Past_Year PX910601000000 During the past 12 months, about how many more
days did this child miss school because of illness or injury? show less
N/A
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Measure Name:

School and Work Attendance

Release Date:

May 7, 2019

Definition

Chronic illness can contribute to excessive missed work or school days.

Purpose

This a quantitative measure of health-related loss of productivity in school and work. Missing work has the potential to compromise productivity and lead to economic implications. Excessive school absenteeism can negatively impact a child’s education as well as physical and psychosocial health-related quality of life.

Keywords

School, daily activities, work