Te Ohonga Ake: The health of Māori children and young people with chronic conditions and disabilities in New Zealand
posted by Research Admin on 19 March 2012
Year of Publication
[Dunedin]: University of Otago
This report reviews a range of hospital admission and mortality data, with a view to identifying the number of Māori children and young people with chronic conditions and disabilities accessing in-patient health services in New Zealand. Issues reviewed include autism, developmental delays and intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, and chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, cancer, rheumatic fever, and epilepsy. It also reviews babies with congenital anomalies evident at birth (including cardiovascular anomalies, Down Syndrome and neural tube defects). National survey data on overweight and obesity, and nutrition and physical activity in Māori children is also reviewed.
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How to Access
Access to the full text of the report is free online at, http://dnmeds.otago.ac.nz/departments/womens/paediatrics/research/nzcyes/maori.html