The health status of street children and youth in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Woan2013TheHS,
  title={The health status of street children and youth in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Jessica Woan and Jessica Lin and Colette L. Auerswald},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={314-321.e12}
}
The health of the tens of millions of street children globally is understudied. We undertook a systematic review of the existing quantitative literature regarding the health status of street children and youth in low- and middle-income countries to summarize available knowledge, identify underexplored areas of research, and inform the future research agenda regarding the health of this population. A total of 108 articles met our inclusion criteria. Demographic data and structural factors… CONTINUE READING
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