Mortality, severe morbidity, and injury in children living with single parents in Sweden: a population-based study

@article{Weitoft2003MortalitySM,
  title={Mortality, severe morbidity, and injury in children living with single parents in Sweden: a population-based study},
  author={Gunilla Ringb{\"a}ck Weitoft and Anders Hjern and Bengt Haglund and M{\aa}ns Ros{\'e}n},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={361},
  pages={289-295}
}
BACKGROUND Growing up with one parent has become increasingly common, and seems to entail disadvantages in terms of socioeconomic circumstances and health. We aimed to investigate differences in mortality, severe morbidity, and injury between children living in households with one adult and those living in households with two adults. METHODS In this population-based study, we assessed overall and cause-specific mortality between 1991 and 1998 and risk of admission between 1991 and 1999 for… CONTINUE READING
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