List of childhood diseases and disorders

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Disability-adjusted life year for childhood-cluster diseases per 100,000 inhabitants. These include pertussis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, measles, and tetanus.
  no data
  ≤ 25
  25-50
  50-100
  100-200
  200-300
  300-400
  400-500
  500-750
  750-1000
  1000-2000
  2000-3000
  ≥ 3000

The term childhood disease is sometimes subjective, and does not refer to an accepted, categorical list. Nearly all the diseases in this list can also be contracted by adults, and, of course, all children can contract diseases not categorized as "childhood diseases."

Some childhood diseases include:[citation needed]