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Child poverty is rising in US

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7153.234 (Published 25 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:234
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    Infant mortality in the United States has hit an all time low, but the number of children living below the poverty level is rising, according to a federal government report released last week.

    America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, the second annual government report, was initiated by President Clinton to provide a picture of the wellbeing of America's 70 million children. The report shows that even with growth in the nation's economy, …

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