Socioeconomic Status , Neighborhood , Household Behavior , and Children ’ s Health in the United States : Evidence from Children ’ s Health Survey Data

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Using insights from economics, pediatrics, psychology, and sociology, this paper examines the effects of income, income inequality, neighborhood characteristics, maternal health, the participation in religious services, breastfeeding, household smoking, and racial/ethnic composition of population on child health. Using aggregate data on children's health… (More)

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