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Poverty and Poor Health Go Hand in Hand

April 5th, 2016

In Mississippi, 59% of counties are in persistent poverty. Places that are persistently poor lack important resources like adequate healthcare, education, housing, jobs, and banking services. Find out more about the implications of persistent poverty on health in this fact sheet by the Mississippi Public Health Association and Hope Policy Institute.

Poverty and Poor Health Fact Sheet

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