ERIC Number: ED328553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Kids Count Data Book. State Profiles of Child Well-Being.
Center for the Study of Social Policy, Washington, DC.
Statistics are presented for eight measures of child and adolescent health, education, and social and economic well-being in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Indicators measured were: (1) percent low birth weight babies; (2) infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births); (3) child death rate ages 1-14 (per 100,000 children); (4) teen violent death rate ages 15-19 (per 100,000 teens); (5) percent teen out-of-wedlock births; (6) juvenile incarcaration rate (per 100,000 juveniles); (7) percent of children in poverty; and (8) percent graduating from high school. Data are included on the following perspectives: United States profile; United States minority profile; state profiles; national goals and performance for children; two-year "Kids Count" profile; states in rank order by indicators; and state facts. (JD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Greenwich, CT.
Authoring Institution: Center for the Study of Social Policy, Washington, DC.
Note: For the 1990 report, see ED 320 167.