This article presents data on health insurance coverage for adolescents, including trends from 1984-2002.
Trends in private and public health insurance for adolescents. JAMA, 291(10), 1231-1237.
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Newacheck, P. W., Park, M. J., Brindis, C. D., Biehl, M., & Irwin, C. E., Jr. (2004).
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