Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES): Three or More

Monroe County, New York, High School Students 2017

It is increasingly recognized that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can have a huge impact not only in the near-term, but also on longer-term development and well-being. The results from the 2017 Monroe County Youth Risk Behavior Survey, show there are significant differences in the prevalence of ACEs by race and ethnicity. It is striking that 40 percent of Latino students and nearly 30 percent of African-Americans report having three or more ACEs.

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