Relevant Population CharacteristicsAs the number of ACEs increases so does the risk of injury, sexually transmitted infections (including HIV), mental
health problems, maternal and child health problems, teen pregnancy, involvement in sex trafficking, a wide
range of chronic diseases, and dying from one of the leading causes of death (such as cancer, diabetes, heart
disease, and suicide). ACEs can also negatively impact education, employment, and earnings potential.
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