The health effects of Sure Start

Publication type

Report

Authors

Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson and Rita Ginja

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Summary

New evaluation finds Sure Start had major health benefits for children in poorer neighbourhoods.

Subjects

Area Effects, Child Development, Economics, Poverty, Public Policy, Well Being and Health

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Notes

Covered by over 10 media outlets; Understanding Society and BHPS data used as suggestive evidence relating to the effect of Sure Start on maternal mental health (Chapter 8)

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