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TitlePoverty and Child Health in the United States
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PublisherAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
DateApril 2016
Pages16 pp.
DescriptionAlmost half of young children in the United States live in poverty or near poverty. Poverty and related social determinants of health can lead to adverse health outcomes in childhood and across the life course, negatively affecting physical health, socio-emotional development, and educational achievement. This report consists of a policy statement and a technical report describing current knowledge on child poverty and the mechanisms by which poverty influences the health and well-being of children.
Filed inHealth > Children's health, Disparities > Health, Children & Youth > Health, Health > Health disparities
TopicsChildren & Youth, Disparities, Health
Added04/18/2016 03:24pm
Updated11/28/2022 08:10am

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