Natives their young families live on average three years longer than people who grew up in large families with 5 and more children. Data set a group of scientists from Johns Hopkins University.

The lack of food, poor conditions and lack of sufficient attention from parents affect children's health. In the future it is reflected in life expectancy, says Zee News. Scientists point to the competition between children in large families, sometimes this creates serious problems and interfere with normal psychological development.

Recently, scientists from the University of Houston presented the results of the study, according to which, children from large families worse time in school and have behavior problems. It is possible that the birth of a new baby shifts the attention of parents to the baby, while older children are left without sufficient care and education.

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