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NCJ Number: 136327 Find in a Library
Title: Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles of Child Well-being
Corporate Author: Ctr for the Study of Social Policy
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 150
Sponsoring Agency: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Baltimore, MD 21202
Ctr for the Study of Social Policy
Washington, DC 20005
Sale Source: Ctr for the Study of Social Policy
1250 Eye Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume uses available measures of the well-being of children and presents current data and recent trends at the national and State levels.
Abstract: The nine major indicators used are the percentage of low-birth-weight babies, the infant mortality rate, child mortality for ages 1-14, the violent death rate for adolescents ages 15-19, the percentage of all births that are to single teenagers, the juvenile custody rate for ages 10-15, the percentage graduating from high school, the percentage of children in poverty, and the percentage of children in single-parent families. Data are also presented on median family incomes, the incomes of the top and bottom fifths of families, and income by race. Figures, tables, methodological notes, and list of sources by subject
Main Term(s): Children at risk
Index Term(s): Child development; Child welfare; State-by-state analyses
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