Health Care, Family, and Community Factors Associated with Mental, Behavioral, and Developmental Disorders and Poverty Among Children Aged 2-8 Years --- United States, 2016

Parent-reported data from 2016 indicated that a higher percentage of children in lower-income households had ever received a diagnosis of a mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder and a lower percentage had seen a health care provider in the previous year, compared with children in higher-income households. Most children in lower-income households were in families receiving public assistance benefits.

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