Exposure to violence declining among children, teens: study

April 28, 2014 10:35 PM

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite frequent media reports of school shootings and child abuse, a new analysis says the amount of violence U.S. children are exposed to fell considerably during the past decade.

The reductions persisted even through the economic recession period from 2008 to 2011, indicating the hard times experienced by many families did not translate to an increase in violence.

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