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The Boston Globe

Health & wellness

Health of Boston’s children lags others in Mass., survey suggests

About 84 percent of Boston children were in excellent or very good general health in 2012, according to the survey of 2,100 Boston parents and caregivers. That was lower than the 89 percent of children statewide who were reported to be in superior health based on national survey data collected in 2011 and 2012.

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