Cumulative social disadvantage and child health.

  title={Cumulative social disadvantage and child health.},
  author={Laurie J Bauman and Ellen Johnson Silver and Ruth E. K. Stein},
  volume={117 4},
CONTEXT Disparities in child health are a major public health concern. However, it is unclear whether these are predominantly the result of low income, race, or other social risk factors that may contribute to their health disadvantage. Although others have examined the effects of the accumulation of risk factors, this methodology has not been applied to child health. OBJECTIVE We tested 4 social risk factors (poverty, minority race/ethnicity, low parental education, and not living with both… CONTINUE READING

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