Table 1

Chronic disabling conditions (CDCs) reported for children in the CDC onset group

Reported conditionPercentage reported*
Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire >95th centile44.1
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: medically diagnosed6.9
Conditions lasting >6 months and associated with functional restriction
 Sight problems8.8
 Hearing problems11.4
 Fits, blackouts, etc2.5
 Difficulty learning10.8
 Limited use of arms and fingers7.0
 Difficulty gripping5.5
 Limited use of arms and feet4.9
 Other physical condition28.2
 Disfigurement2.1
  • *Sum of percentages exceeds 100 as children may have more than one reported condition.