Snapshots of children's health in the United States

Walkinshaw, Erin
August 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, pE720
Academic Journal
The article presents the findings of a report prepared by Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics on well-being of children in the U.S. The report reveals that the number of children with asthma and illicit drug use among eighth graders have increased, and 83 percent of children adopted from foster care exhibited positive social behavior, compared to 91 percent adopted privately. It informs that the report focuses on factors including family, social environment, health care.


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