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National household survey of adverse childhood experiences and their relationship with resilience to health-harming behaviors in England

Mark A Bellis12*, Karen Hughes1, Nicola Leckenby3, Clare Perkins4 and Helen Lowey5

Author Affiliations

1 Centre for Public Health, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention, Liverpool John Moores University, 15-21 Webster Street, Liverpool L3 2ET, UK

2 Public Health Wales, Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff CF24 4HQ, UK

3 Department of Academic Neonatal Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Campus, Imperial College London, Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK

4 Knowledge and Intelligence Team (North West), Public Health England, 15-21 Webster Street, Liverpool L3 2ET, UK

5 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Specialist Public Health Directorate, 6th floor, 10 Duke Street, Blackburn BB2 1DH, UK

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BMC Medicine 2014, 12:72  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-72

Published: 2 May 2014

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Changes in odds of reporting any specific adverse childhood experience (ACE) with experiencing any other ACE. Table S2. Bivariate association between health-harming behaviours and deprivation quintile of residence.

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