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The Social Side of Accidental Death
Mortality from unintentional injuries, or accidents, represents major and understudied causes of death in the United States. Epidemiological studies show social factors, such as socioeconomic and marital status, relate ...
Family Structure and Obesity Among U.S. Children
Child overweight and obesity in the U.S. is a significant public health issue. In 2008 nearly one-third of all U.S. children ages two to seventeen were obese or overweight . For young children ages two to five, fully ...
Families, Resources, and Adult Health: Where Do Sexual Minorities Fit?
Extensive research documents the relevance of families and socioeconomic resources to health. This paper extends that research to sexual minorities, using twelve years of the National Health Interview Survey (N = 460,459) ...