Child well-being disparities among minorities highest in US South and West

Posted by on June 2, 2020 4:45 pm
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RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Childhood disparities around malnutrition, graduation rates, and early deaths are worst among rural, black-majority counties in the American South and isolated counties with Native American populations, according to a new report. Those inequities put these populations more at risk for the novel coronavirus, the report by Save the Children concludes. “The…