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Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

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Wodtke and Harding look at effects of childhood neighborhood on high school graduation rates

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Poor Neighborhoods Mean Fewer High School Grads" - Miller-McCune. 10/20/2011.

This piece discusses the recent work of Geoffrey Wodtke and Dave Harding on the graduation rate effect of growing up in a poor neighborhood.

Researchers:


David J. Harding

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