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Basic Facts About Low-Income Children: Birth to Age 3

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Publication Date: October 2008

Publisher(s): Columbia University. National Center for Children in Poverty

Author(s): Ayana Douglas-Hall; Michelle Chau

Topic: Social conditions (Poverty and homelessness)

Keywords: child poverty

Coverage: United States


Millions of children with low-income parents find themselves without the basics, even though the majority of these parents work. NCCP's updated fact sheets track by age children in the U.S. who live in low-income families: birth to age 18; birth to age 6; and birth to age 3.


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