ERIC Number: ED400060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Idaho Kids Count, 1995: Profiles of Child Well-Being.
Idaho KIDS COUNT Project, Boise.; Mountain States Group, Boise, ID.
This data book represents a count of children and their well-being in society. It is intended to serve as a reference document, merging into a common format vital records (births and deaths), census information, and administrative data from many sources. The book is also intended to serve as an organized, cohesive and accurate view of how children are faring in the state of Idaho. The sections of the data book are: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Kids Count Indicators," an explanation of the data compiled and why it is important; (3) "Idaho Children and Their Families," a demographic portrait; (4) "Idaho's Children at a Glance," a listing of the major findings of the data book; (5) "Idaho Compared to the Nation"; (6) "Idaho Trends," a display illustrating areas of improvement and still in need of improvement; (7) "State Profile," information about Idaho's children by specific indicators; (8) "Population of Youth by County"; and (9) "County Profiles," a comparison to state averages. Four appendices include child abuse referrals, by county; high school graduation rates; and standardized test scores. (WJC)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Health, Children, Demography, Disadvantaged Youth, Social Indicators, Social Status, State Programs, Statistical Analysis, Tables (Data), Well Being
Idaho KIDS COUNT Information Clearinghouse, Mountain States Group, 1607 West Jefferson Street, Boise, ID 82702.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Community; Parents
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: Idaho KIDS COUNT Project, Boise.; Mountain States Group, Boise, ID.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho