Kindergarten is associated with an increase in the risk of pneumococcal infection among children under 2 years of age by 36 times, and the risk of frequent otitis media is 8.8 times.Risk factors of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease among children in Finland. 1989, Takala, J Pediatr
Visiting kindergarten is associated with a 5-fold increase in Hib risk, previous hospitalizations - with a 90% increase in risk, BF for more than 6 months lowered the risk by 53%.Day care attendance and other risks factors for invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease. 1993, Arnold, Am J Epidemiol
Passive smoking is associated with an increased risk of Hib by 40%. Kindergarten - with a 2.9-fold increase in risk. BF - with a 50% reduction in risk. Blacks were 4.1 times more sick.A case-control assessment of risk factors for Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis. 1993, Sherry, Eur J Pub Health
BF for more than a month is associated with a decrease in the risk of meningitis from Hib by 62%, BF for more than 9 months - with a decrease in risk by 88%. Kindergarten - with a risk increase of 2.6-4.7 times.Risk factors for primary invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease: increased risk from day care attendance and school-aged household members. 1985, Istre, J Pediatr
Among children under 6 months of age, exclusive HB is associated with a 90% reduction in Hib risk. Visiting kindergarten - increasing the risk by 1.9-5.9 times. The larger the group in the garden, the higher the risk.