Early childhood poverty, immune-mediated disease processes, and adult productivity.

@article{ZiolGuest2012EarlyCP,
  title={Early childhood poverty, immune-mediated disease processes, and adult productivity.},
  author={Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest and Greg J Duncan and Ariel Kalil and William Thomas Boyce},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2012},
  volume={109 Suppl 2},
  pages={17289-93}
}
This study seeks to understand whether poverty very early in life is associated with early-onset adult conditions related to immune-mediated chronic diseases. It also tests the role that these immune-mediated chronic diseases may play in accounting for the associations between early poverty and adult productivity. Data (n = 1,070) come from the US Panel Study of Income Dynamics and include economic conditions in utero and throughout childhood and adolescence coupled with adult (age 30-41 y… CONTINUE READING
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