ERIC Number: ED422073
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah, 1998. Measuring Success One Kid at a Time.
Haven, Terry, Ed.
This Kids Count report details statewide trends in the well-being of Utah's children. The statistical portrait is based on five general areas of children's well-being: (1) demographics; (2) health; (3) education; (4) safety; and (5) economic security. Key indicators in these areas include: (1) family composition; (2) prenatal care; (3) infant mortality; (4) low birth weight; (5) teen pregnancy; (6) immunizations; (7) mental health; (8) health insurance; (9) youth risk behavior; (10) per pupil expenditure; (11) pupils per teacher; (12) dropout rates; (13) test scores; (14) child abuse reports; (15) juvenile offenses; (16) injury hospital discharges; (17) child death rates; (18) violent child death; (19) divorce; (20) poverty; (21) working parents; and (22) median household income. Following a brief overview and discussion of the indicators, the report's first section provides information on the state as a whole. The second section, the bulk of the report, provides profiles for Utah's 29 counties. Comparative data for the period 1995 and 1996 are provided, as are demographic data for 1990 and 1994. The report concludes with a listing of data sources and definitions. (SD)
Descriptors: Accidents, Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Welfare, Children, Counties, Day Care, Delinquency, Demography, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Economic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Insurance, Infants, Lunch Programs, Mental Health, Mortality Rate, Poverty, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Violence, Well Being, Youth Problems
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: Utah Children, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah