Research :: Profiles of Adolescents Who are Not in Good Health

Only a small proportion of American adolescents are described by a parent as being only in fair or poor health. However, a 2014 brief from Child Trends, presents national data showing that these youth differ from their reportedly healthier peers on several health, family, school and neighborhood characteristics. This brief provides a comprehensive portrait of this special population of adolescens.

The brief can be downloaded here:

Profiles of Adolescents Who are Not in Good Health

TOPIC(S)

Data and Monitoring, Families, Reports, Social Determinants of Health, Socio-demographic disparities, State Data

DATE POSTED

January 29, 2015

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