Published in Pharma Investments, Ventures and Law Weekly, November 19th, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "Low, socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with a range of health outcomes. Our objective was to study the relationship between residence in a neighborhood of severe socioeconomic disadvantage and childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)."
J.C. Spilsbury and colleagues working with Mental Health Services conducted a "Cross-sectional analysis of 843 (49% female, 36% African-American) children 8 to 11 years of age from a community-based cohort. Data on neighborhood conditions were obtained from the 2000 U.S. Census. The main...
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