Im­pact of se­lected so­cial de­ter­mi­nants on health in the U.S.

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Es­ti­mated share of ur­ban youth in the U.S. with mild to se­vere post-trau­matic stress dis­or­der —Jeff Duncan-An­drade, San Francisco State Univer­sity

7,391

Num­ber of firearms-re­lated hos­pi­tal­iza­tions among U.S. chil­dren younger than 20 in 2009, with 453 of those pa­tients dy­ing in the hos­pi­tal —Pe­di­atrics

3.1

Higher self-re­porte­dodds of fair or poor health for home-own­ing adults with hous­ing in­sta­bil­ity com­pared with those with no re­cent hous­ing in­sta­bil­ity, while adults who ex­pe­ri­enced a re­cent fore­clo­sure were 5.8 times more likely to meet cri­te­ria for de­pres­sion as sta­bly housed adults —Univer­sity of Michi­gan In­sti­tute for So­cial Re­search

14%

Per­cent­age of U.S. house­holds with food in­se­cu­rity in 2014, with that per­cent­age ris­ing to 19.2% for house­holds with chil­dren —U.S. Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture

5.8

Greater life ex­pectancy in years for U.S. men in the up­per half of the in­come spec­trum and who lived to age 60 com­pared with men in the bot­tom half of the in­come spec­trum —U.S. So­cial Se­cu­rity Ad­min­is­tra­tion

8.4%

Per­cent­age of U.S. adults with in­comes un­der the fed­eral poverty level re­port­ing four or more chronic health con­di­tions in 2013, com­pared with 2.5% of adults with in­comes of 400% of poverty or greater —Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Preven­tion

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