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Applying a Subpopulation Lens to Population Health

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  • Elena Fuentes-Afflick, M.D., M.P.H.

Populations are composed of myriad subpopulations, each with its own health profile. A key subpopulation that must be considered in efforts to enhance population health is children, a group whose characteristics pose distinct opportunities and challenges.

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Author Affiliations

From the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and the University of California, San Francisco — both in San Francisco.

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