The impact of health and health behaviours on educati onal outcomes in high-income countries: a review of the evidence

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@inproceedings{Suhrcke2011TheIO, title={The impact of health and health behaviours on educati onal outcomes in high-income countries: a review of the evidence}, author={Marc Suhrcke and Carmen de Paz Nieves and Elizabeth Goodrich}, year={2011} }