Poverty, parenting and poor health: early years' experiences in Scotland, England and city regions

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Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
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1 December 2013
Findings series; 39
Families, Children and Young People, Health Services
Social welfare
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There is a considerable amount of evidence that early years’ and childhood experiences can have profound and long-lasting consequences for health and wellbeing in later life. This briefing paper summarises a report which explored this issue using descriptive analyses of early years’ and childhood experiences between Scotland and England, and between the three 'city regions' of Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Glasgow and the Clyde Valley.

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