The health status of southern children: a neglected regional disparity.

@article{Goldhagen2005TheHS,
  title={The health status of southern children: a neglected regional disparity.},
  author={Jeffrey L Goldhagen and Radley Remo and Thomas G. Bryant and Peter Wludyka and Amy B. Dailey and David R. R. Wood and Graham F D Watts and William C. Livingood},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={e746-53}
}
PURPOSE Great variations exist in child health outcomes among states in the United States, with southern states consistently ranked among the lowest in the country. Investigation of the geographical distribution of children's health status and the regional factors contributing to these outcomes has been neglected. We attempted to identify the degree to which region of residence may be linked to health outcomes for children with the specific aim of determining whether living in the southern… CONTINUE READING

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