The health status of young adults in the United States.

@article{Park2006TheHS,
  title={The health status of young adults in the United States.},
  author={Meyeon Park and Tina Paul Mulye and S H Adams and Claire D Brindis and Charles E. Irwin},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          305-17
        }
}
The health issues of young adulthood have received relatively little attention compared with those of adolescence, although the critical issues in young adulthood parallel those of adolescence. Young adults often fare worse than adolescents on health indicators, with many measures of negative outcomes--including rates of injury, homicide, and substance use--peaking during the young adult years. The contextual factors shaping health status and access to care in young adulthood differ… CONTINUE READING
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