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absences due to health conditions  
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  • Frequent or excessive health-related school absences result in significant loss in classroom instruction time for youths, social isolation, and, eventually, negative academic outcomes. This entry describes the prevalence of health-related school absences, outlines several interventions that can reduce absenteeism due to health conditions, and discusses the relevance of such interventions to students' health and academics. [Source: Encyclopedia of School Health; Absences Due to Health Conditions: Interventions]
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