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Parental incarceration and child mortality in Denmark.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 Christopher Wildeman is with the Department of Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Signe Hald Andersen is with the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Copenhagen, Denmark. Hedwig Lee is with the Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle. Kristian Bernt Karlson is with SFI (The Danish National Centre for Social Research) and the Department of Education, Aarhus University, Copenhagen. , (Denmark)
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Public Health
1541-0048
Publisher
American Public Health Association
Publication Date
Volume
104
Issue
3
Pages
428–433
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301590
PMID: 24432916
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

These results indicate that the incarceration of a parent may influence child mortality but that it is important to consider the gender of both the child and the incarcerated parent.

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