ERIC Number: ED413984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Wyoming Children's Factbook 1996.
Wyoming P.A.R.E.N.T., Laramie.
This Kids Count report details statewide trends in the well-being of Wyoming's children. The first part of the report provides a statistical portrait based on seven indicators of well-being for the year 1994: (1) prenatal care; (2) percent low birth-weight babies; (3) births to teens; (4) infant mortality rate; (5) child death rate; (6) teen violent death rate; and (7) juvenile violent crime arrest rate. The remaining and largest section of the report consists of detailed individual county profiles which include data on the seven indicators listed above, as well as the following: (1) county demographics; (2) childcare facilities; (3) number of schools; (4) fall enrollment; (5) operating costs; (6) high school graduation rate; (7) high school dropout rate; (8) AFDC recipients; (9) food stamp recipients; and (10) Medicaid-eligible. Each county profile provides data from the years 1990 through 1994. A statewide chart of Wyoming's Head Start services is also presented. Findings indicate that between 1993 and 1994, the total number of births declined in 1994, however, the number of low-weight births increased; births to teens increased; infant mortality rates decreased; child death rate improved; teen violent deaths increased; and juvenile violent crime arrests declined. (SD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Health, Child Welfare, Children, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Demography, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Elementary Secondary Education, Infants, Mortality Rate, Poverty, Prenatal Care, Preschool Education, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Studies, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Violence, Well Being, Youth Problems
Wyoming P.A.R.E.N.T., 1050 North 3rd, Laramie, WY 82070; phone: 307-745-0990 ($10).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: Wyoming P.A.R.E.N.T., Laramie.
Identifiers - Location: Wyoming