ERIC Number: ED416021
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Profile of Florida's Children: The 1997 Statewide and County Update.
Weitzel, S.; Shockley, C.; Goltry, K.
This KIDS COUNT report presents information on the status of Florida's children. This edition presents data in a format different from previous Florida Kids Count publications. In addition to the familiar format of individual county data on key indicators, users are provided with an overview of the state that allows for comparison among the 67 counties. Indicators are: (1) population; (2) child population; (3) poverty; (4) births; (5) births by age; (6) infant mortality; (7) child deaths; (8) death by age; (9) children of divorce; (10) maltreatment; (11) enrollment; (12) discipline; (13) education distribution; (14) non-promotion; (15) youths received (juvenile justice); (16) offense category. County profiles include information on early prenatal care and low birth weight, graduation rate, and number and percent eligible for free/reduced lunch. Data tables, terminology, and sources are appended. (EV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Rate, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Children, Counties, Demography, Divorce, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Elementary Secondary Education, High School Graduates, Mortality Rate, Poverty, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Well Being
Technical Publications, USF/FMHI, 13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612-3807; phone: 813-974-7411 (FMHI Publication Series No. 160).
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.; University of South Florida, Tampa. Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Inst.
Identifiers - Location: Florida