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Poverty has major impact on health of young people

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 22 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:845
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Young people living in poverty are four times as likely as those from more affluent families to die before the age of 20, says a new report from the Child Poverty Action Group and the King's Fund.

    Poverty among young people is an increasing problem in Britain. Children and young people have …

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