Our findings suggest that Mexican children’s mental health outcomes – measured by internalizing and externalizing behavior problems – vary significantly by parental legal status and neighborhood contexts. This study provides important nuances for public policy for health care prevention and interventions.
We would like to acknowledge assistance from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) (R24 HD041025-11). We would also like to acknowledge funding from the NICHD Predoctoral Training Program (T-32HD007514).
Noah, A.J. and Landale, N.S. (2017), "Behavioral Functioning Among Mexican-Origin Children: The Roles of Parental Legal Status and the Neighborhood Context", Health and Health Care Concerns Among Women and Racial and Ethnic Minorities (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 35), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 231-248. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-495920170000035012Download as .RIS
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