’15.7 million US kids live in poverty’

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September 24, 2011

Researchers at the Carsey Institute of University of New Hampshire reported on Friday that nearly one in every four children aged less than six now live in poverty.

These one million children are among the 2.6 million children that have fallen into poverty since 2007, when the US economy slipped into recession.

“It is important to understand young child poverty specifically, as children who are poor before age 6 have been shown to experience educational deficits, and health problems, with effects that span the life course,” the researchers said.

The South has the highest rate of child poverty at an estimated 24.2 percent, while the Northeast had the lowest rate of about 17.8 percent.

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