ERIC Number: ED407145
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Profile of Florida's Children: The 1995 Statewide and County Update.
Weitzel, S.; And Others
This Kids Count report presents information on the status of Florida's children. A statistical profile is presented for the state and for each county, based on demographic data and 19 indicators of child well being: (1) per capita income; (2) county population; (3) number of white and nonwhite children under 18 years; (4) number of births in 1993 compared to 1990 by race; (5) teen birth rate by race; (6) low birth weight by race; (7) early prenatal care by race; (8) infant mortality rate by race; (9) number of births to unwed mothers by age and race; (10) number of child deaths; (11) teen violent death rate and number; (12) number of runaways; (13) number of children affected by marriage dissolutions; (14) number of students in school; (15) number of school disciplinary actions; (16) high school graduation rate; (17) number of students eligible for free or reduced school lunches; (18) number of youths in the juvenile justice system by race; and (19) number of child abuse and neglect cases verified. Data tables, terminology, and sources are appended. (KDFB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Children, Demography, Divorce, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Elementary Secondary Education, Infant Mortality, Mortality Rate, Poverty, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Well Being
Technical Publications, USF/FMHI, 13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612-3899; phone: 813-974-4403.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: University of South Florida, Tampa. Florida Center for Children and Youth.
Identifiers - Location: Florida