J Dev Behav Pediatr 2021 Jun 29. Epub 2021 Jun 29.
School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; Department of Finance and Economics, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ; Health Economics Program, National Bureau of Economic Research, New York, NY; Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and The Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Child Health Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ.
Objective: The objective of this study was to examine associations between chronic health conditions and school disconnectedness, trouble getting along with others at school, and peer victimization at age 15.
Method: We conducted a secondary analysis of population-based data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing birth cohort to investigate associations between chronic developmental/behavioral and physical health conditions and school disconnectedness, trouble getting along with others at school, and peer victimization of adolescents using mother-reported child health conditions and youth-reported relationships/experiences at school ascertained from standardized scales. Associations were examined using linear and logistic regression models adjusting for confounding factors. Read More