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1 Martin JA, Hamilton BE, Sutton PD, et al. Births: final data for 2002. Natl Vital Stat Rep 2003;52(10):1-113.

2 Kochanek KD, Smith BL. Deaths: preliminary data for 2002. Natl Vital Stat Rep 2004;52(13):1-47.

3 Meyer J. Age: 2000. Census 2000 brief. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau; 2001. Report No.: C2KBR/01-12. Available at: Accessed June 4, 2004

4 Arias E, Anderson RN, Kung HC, et al. Deaths: final data for 2001. Natl Vital Stat Rep 2003;52(3):1-115.

5 Blumberg SJ. Comparing States using survey data on health care services for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) [slide presentation]. In: Ninth Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference; 2003 December 12; Tempe, AZ; 2003. Available at: Accessed July 27, 2004

6 Dey A, Schiller J, Tai D. Summary health statistics for U.S. children: National Health Interview Survey, 2002. Vital Health Stat 2004;10(221). Available at: Accessed June 4, 2004

7 National Center for Health Statistics. Prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents: United States, 1999-2000. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics; 2004. Available at: Accessed July 15, 2010

8 Neff JM, Sharp VL, Muldoon J, et al. Profile of medical charges for children by health status group and severity level in a Washington State Health Plan. Health Serv Res 2004;39(1):73-89.

9 Bethell CD, Read D, Stein RE, et al. Identifying children with special health care needs: development and evaluation of a short screening instrument. Ambul Pediatr 2002;2(1):38-48.

10 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Guide to clinical preventive services. 2nd edition. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 1996.


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