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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Hospital admission patterns subsequent to diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children : a systematic review

Selection Inclusion Exclusion
Study population Children diagnosed with T1DM whilst under the age of 15 years old No separate data on children diagnosed with T1DM.
Study Design All study designs Studies focussed on specific non-diabetic co-morbidities
Data Collection Post-diagnosis hospital discharge data analysed No data on post-diagnosis hospitalisation
Outcome Hospitalisation rates for all diagnoses and co-morbidities. Main focus on rates for type 2 diabetes mellitus