The influence of socio-economic status and ethno-racial status on the health of young children
This review discusses the research literature on the health impacts of low socio-economic status (SES) and the impact of ethno-racial status on child and family health. The document also describes the gaps in the research literature pertaining to the health impacts of poverty among Canadian children from ethno-cultural groups and how public policy has a role in addressing child poverty.
Use this resource to:
- Gain knowledge about the health impacts of low SES and ethno-racial status among young children and their families
- Identify research gaps and implications for public health policy and practice
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health. (2008). The influence of socio-economic status and ethno-racial status on the health of young children and their families. Antigonish, NS: Author.