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Table 1 Reported chronic illnesses and disabilities (n = 96)

From: Is there a protective effect of normal to high intellectual function on mental health in children with chronic illness?

Neurological (n = 22)* Atopic (n = 50)* Somatic (n = 24)*
Epilepsy (8) Allergies (41) Skeletal disorders (11)
Migraine (6)    Allergy not specified (17)    Deformations of the foot (3)
Learning disabilities (6)    Pollen (15)    Cheilognathopalatochisis (2)
Cerebral palsy (4)    Animals (8)    Malformations (2)
Hydrocephalus (2)    Food (7)    Hypermobility of the joints (1)
Down syndrome (1)    Dust mite (4)    Disease in the hip (1)
William syndrome (1)    House dust (5)    Perthes disease (1)
Frontal lobe damage (1)    Nickel (1)    Scoliosis (1)
Sequela meningitis (1)    Vaccines (1) Gastro-intestinal disorders
Brain tumour (1) Asthma (37)    Reflux (4)
  Eczema (8)    Coeliac disease (3)
      Disease in the gallbladder (1)
      Disease in the liver (1)
   Sensory impairments (3)
      Visual deficit (2)
      Hearing deficit (1)
   Endocrine disorders (2)
      Hypothyreosis (2)
   Kidney disorder (1)
   Haemophiliac (1)
   Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (1)
   Other (1)
      Malaria (1)
  1. *Numbers add up to more than 22, 50 and 24 because some children had multiple diagnoses.