More Information and References for Birth Mothers' Educational Attainment: High School Degree or Higher
References and Community ResourcesAbuya, B., Ciera, J., Kimani-Murage, E. Effect of mother's education on child's nutritional status in the slums of Nairobi. BMC Pediatrics 2012, 12:80 Dubow, E., Boxer, P., Huesman, L., Long-term Effects of Parents' Education on Children's Educational and Occupational Success: Mediation by Family Interactions, Child Aggression, and Teenage Aspirations. Merrill Palmer Q (Wayne State Univ Press). 2009 Jul; 55(3): 224-249. Magnuson K. Maternal education and children's academic achievement during middle childhood. Dev Psychol. 2007 Nov;43(6):1497-512. UNESCO, Education Counts: Towards the Millennium Development Goals (Paris: UNESCO, 2010), accessed at [http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001902/190214e.pdf] Wang L, Slawson DL, Relyea G, Southerland JL, Wang Y. Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Adolescent Obesity in Southern Appalachia, 2012. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:E222
More Resources and LinksEvidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:
Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:
- CDC's Prevention Status Reports for all 50 states
- CDC WONDER's DATA2020 data search tool.
- County Health Rankings
- Kaiser Family Foundation's StateHealthFacts.org
Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.