Death by Inequality: Poverty and Racism Are Killing America’s Children – LA Progressive

Lost Children

The report, published in the journal Health Affairs, compared child mortality in the United States with that of 19 other comparably developed nations. Here’s what the authors found:

A child born in the U.S. is 76 percent more likely to die before reaching adulthood than a child born elsewhere in the developed world.

The United States spends more on health care than the other countries, but has worse outcomes.

Source: Death by Inequality: Poverty and Racism Are Killing America’s Children – LA Progressive

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