PerspectiveChild Health

Hope for America's next generation

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Science  06 May 2016:
Vol. 352, Issue 6286, pp. 661-662
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf7270

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  • The Generational Divide

    Between 1990 and 2010, child mortality rates fell fastest in the poorest areas of the United States, narrowing the gap between high-poverty and low-poverty counties. This trend (left) is an encouraging counterpoint to the growing mortality-rate gap among older Americans (right). Data from table S3 in (2).

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