Example sentences for: adults

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  • Clinical data indicate that the peak incidence of HUS occurs around two years of age, but the disease clearly occurs in significant numbers of older children [ 1 ] . Population-based studies suggest that there is a decline in the incidence of HUS from a peak at age 1-2 years until a nadir at about age 11 years [ 1 2 ] . In addition, a case-control study of the Washington State outbreak of HUS revealed that the mean age of patients with HUS was 8 years, while the mean age of patients without HUS was 15 years [ 3 ] . These studies raise the possibility, therefore, that the appearance or disappearance of a factor or factors in adolescents and adults reduces susceptibility to end-organ injury in HUS.

  • Industry honchos protested that "cigar smokers are mature, well-informed adults who smoke on an occasional basis."

  • Routinely, children and adults with mental disabilities are arbitrarily detained in psychiatric facilities, social care homes, orphanages and other closed institutions.

  • DSM-IV ADHD subtyping, strictly applied, is likely to have limited correlation to neurobiological processes (assuming processes reflect impulsivity or disinhibition), since the level of symptomatic behavior required for diagnosing DSM-IV H/I or Combined subtypes is higher than nearly all ADHD adults will display, even if substantial H/I behavior is evident.

  • In contrast to age-adjusted population data for adults aged 20-74, of whom 27% are considered obese [ 10], approximately 30% of the patient sample we studied were obese.


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