ERIC Number: ED376988
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Kids Count in Indiana: 1994 Data Book.
Erickson, Judith B.
This booklet provides data on a series of related measures of child and family well-being in Indiana, following national guidelines established by the Kids Count project to help Americans better understand the problems faced by children and adolescents and to foster greater commitment to improving outcomes for vulnerable children and their families. It provides data regarding: (1) Indiana's Children and Their Families (population, ethnicity, households); (2) Economic Well-Being (poverty rates, service program utilization, such as Aid to Families with Dependent Children, food stamps, Medicaid, health insurance, and housing affordability); (3) Child Abuse and Neglect (fatalities, the Child Welfare system, and out-of-home placements); (4) Education (high school graduation, dropouts, and retention); (5) Mental Health; (6) Prenatal Care and Low Birth Weight Babies; (7) Infant, Child, and Teen Deaths; and (8) The Teen Years (sexuality, pregnancy, crime, and substance abuse). An appendix includes information on data sources and 11 tables that provide county-level data on population, children in households, poverty, unemployment, child abuse and neglect, education, pregnancy and birth, deaths, crime, and juvenile justice in Indiana. (Contains 84 references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advocacy, At Risk Persons, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Children, Crime, Dropout Rate, Elementary Secondary Education, Human Services, Infants, Population Trends, Poverty, Poverty Programs, Social Indicators, Sociocultural Patterns, State Legislation, State Norms, State Programs, State Surveys, Statistical Data, Substance Abuse, Violence, Well Being, Youth Problems
Indiana Youth Institute, 333 North Alabama Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2151 ($12.50, plus $2.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Youth Inst., Indianapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana