volume 99, issue 1, P80-87 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.1.80
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J. B. Hardy, S. Shapiro, E. D. Mellits, E. A. Skinner, N. M. Astone, M. Ensminger, T. LaVeist, R. A. Baumgardner, B. H. Starfield

Abstract: Substantial proportions of inner-city children become successful adults. Attention to improving public education, particularly language and reading skills, and the prevention of smoking and adolescent pregnancy are clearly indicated.