• Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk

    27 days ago - By Web MD

    Children and teens in U.S. counties where 20% or more of the population lives below the federal poverty level were 37% more likely to die by suicide than those in counties with the lowest poverty concentration.
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  • Increased youth suicide rates found in high poverty communities

    Increased youth suicide rates found in high poverty communities

    27 days ago - By News Medical

    A study led by Jennifer Hoffmann, MD, from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, found that higher county-level poverty is associated with increased youth suicide rates among children 5-19 years old in the United States in 2007-2016.
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