UW News

Melissa Martinson


January 28, 2016

Study shows U.S. has greater link between low birth weight and inequality

Health disparities are common in developed countries, including the U.S., but at what age those inequities take root and how they vary between countries is less clear. New research from the University of Washington compares the link between income, education and low birth weight in the United States with those in three comparable countries: the…