Focusing on Children's Health: Community Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities: Workshop Summary

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Socioeconomic conditions are known to be major determinants of health at all stages of life, from pregnancy through childhood and adulthood. "Life-course epidemiology" has added a further dimension to the understanding of the social determinants of health by showing an association between early-life socioeconomic conditions and adult health-related behaviors, morbidity, and mortality. Sensitive and critical periods of development, such as the prenatal period and early childhood, present significant opportunities to ...

Focusing on Children's Health: Community Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities: Workshop Summary 2009, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309137850

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