June 25, 2017

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