volume 146, issue 3, Pe20200115 2020
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-0115
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Eli Rapoport, Nallammai Muthiah, Sarah A. Keim, Andrew Adesman

Abstract: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Little is known about the 2% of US children being raised by their grandparents. We sought to characterize and compare grandparent-and parent-headed households with respect to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), child temperament, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and caregiver aggravation and coping. METHODS: Using a combined data set of children ages 3 to 17 from the 2016, 2017, and 2018 National Survey of Children's Health, we applied survey regression procedures, …

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