Patch: UES Kids Face Lowest Risk To Well-Being: Study


February 6, 2020

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — Children who are born and raised on the Upper East Side face fewer obstacles to living a healthy life, according to a study released this month by the Citizens’ Committee for Children.

The Upper East Side was one of eight New York City neighborhoods to be labeled “lowest risk” by the Citizens’ Committee for Children’s annual study on the risks to childhood well-being in each of the city’s neighborhoods. The neighborhood was ranked the 56th “riskiest” neighborhood out of the 59 studied by the nonprofit dedicated to child advocacy.”

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