Health Behaviors and Social Determinants of Health

Percent of children under age 18 in poverty


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Story Behind the Curve

We know that poverty limits access to healthy foods and safe neighborhoods and that more education is a predictor of better health. We also know that differences in health are striking in communities with poor Social Determinants of Health, such as unstable housing, low income, unsafe neighborhoods, or poorer education attainment.

Licking County's childhood poverty rate has been declining since the great recession ended.

Story Behind the Curve
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