Research brief: Regional disparities in rates of parental incarceration among Minnesota youth
Author: Abbey Lemke, Media Relations Intern | NOVEMBER 17, 2022
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (11/17/2022) - New findings from the University of Minnesota Medical School showed 17% of Minnesota youth have had a parent go to jail or prison, according to published research in Pediatrics. Children of color, those living in impoverished households and rural youth were disproportionately impacted.
Notably, researchers found significant regional disparities. Youth living outside of metropolitan areas were more likely to report parental incarceration.... Read more