Why are low-income babies less likely to be screened for jaundice?


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  1. KH

    Interesting article. I also think transportation could be a major reason (can you imagine a situation in which a mother has to manage a newborn and a toddler on a bus, especially it is a hot or snowy day?…). In addition, sometimes it is hard to make an appointment with a family doctor. Also it could be that those with lower SES feel uncomfortable or judged when they visit doctors because of the subtle or not so subtle attitudes.

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