Child poverty is rising in USBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7153.234 (Published 25 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:234
- Scott Gottlieb
- 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, …