Widening Disparities In Infant Mortality And Life Expectancy Between Appalachia And The Rest Of The United States, 1990-2013.

@article{Singh2017WideningDI,
  title={Widening Disparities In Infant Mortality And Life Expectancy Between Appalachia And The Rest Of The United States, 1990-2013.},
  author={Gopal K Singh and Michael D. Kogan and Rebecca T. Slifkin},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2017},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={
          1423-1432
        }
}
Appalachia-a region that stretches from Mississippi to New York-has historically been recognized as a socially and economically disadvantaged part of the United States, and growing evidence suggests that health disparities between it and the rest of the country are widening. We compared infant mortality and life expectancy disparities in Appalachia to those outside the region during the period 1990-2013. We found that infant mortality disparities widened for both whites and blacks, with infant… CONTINUE READING
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