Maternal Factors Associated with Family Social Distancing Practices During the Coronavirus Disease-2019 Pandemic

Conclusions  for PracticeThe current findings suggest  there may be a benefit to COVID-19 public health campaigns targeting families with lower educational attainment and more conservative regions in the United States.
Source: Maternal and Child Health Journal - Category: Health Management Source Type: research

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