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Serving the Underserved: The Health and Well-Being of Adolescent and Young Adult Males

01 Mar 2018

Adolescent and young adult male health has received little attention despite decades of high mortality and morbidity rates [1,2]. Across the lifespan, particularly during the second and third decades of life, males have worse outcomes than females in a number of areas, such as substance use, unintentional injury, and suicide [1]. And yet, males have lower health-care utilization and higher levels of unmet needs than females [3,4]. In the United States, life expectancy for males is also consistently lower than for females [5].

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