ERIC Number: ED331242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Child Health USA '90.
Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
The report summarizes the health status and service needs of children in the United States. The first of the report's three sections describes the general population to provide a context for health measures. In the second section selected health status measures are presented graphically with accompanying text organized according to three age groups--infants, children, and adolescents. In the third section, measures of health services utilization are presented. Topics addressed include: poverty; family structure; child care; school dropouts; infant mortality; neonatal and post-neonatal mortality; low birth weight; infant feeding; congenital anomalies; child mortality; child hospitalization; limitation of activity due to chronic diseases; oral health; injuries; child abuse and neglect; childhood obesity; causes of death among 10-19 year olds; teenage sexuality; child, adolescent, and young adult AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome); substance abuse; childhood immunization; prenatal care; physician visits; physician/hospital utilization by income status; health care financing; Medicaid coverage; use of physician services by perceived health status; and physician/hospital utilization in children with chronic conditions. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
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