Nurses should contribute to public policy to reduce inequalities in children’s health
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Nurses should contribute to public policy to reduce inequalities in children’s health

Sarah Tizzard Clinical nurse specialist, Children and young people with liver disease, Paediatric Liver Centre, Variety Children’s Hospital at King’s College Hospital

This study highlights the importance of longitudinal cohort studies, which can document and demonstrate changes over time in defined populations. By combining data from the cohort studies, the authors show a significant change in the pattern of socio-economic inequalities in childhood and adolescent body weight and BMI during 1953-2015.

Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 1, 17-17. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.1.17.s17