Study Examines Effects of Socioeconomics on Health of Youngsters

Study Examines Effects of Socioeconomics on Health of Youngsters

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Study Examines Effects of Socioeconomics on Health of Youngsters

Children with cystic fibrosis (CF) who live in more socioeconomically disadvantaged areas of the U.S. tend to have worse lung function and health outcomes than their counterparts in more affluent areas, a new study shows. The study, “The Association of Area Deprivation and State Child Health with Respiratory Outcomes of Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis in the United States,” was published in the journal Pediatric Pulmonology. Health outcomes are not influenced by only medical and…

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