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ERIC Number: ED428838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Pages: 570
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
New York State Touchstones/Kids Count 1998 Data Book.
New York State Council on Children and Families, Albany.
This Kids Count data book examines statewide trends in the well-being of New York's children. The statistical portrait is based on six general areas of children's well being: (1) economic security; (2) physical and emotional health; (3) education; (4) citizenship; (5) family; and (6) community. Following an overview of the goals and objectives of this report, the first section describes each of the following individual indicators: (1) children in poverty; (2) participation in public assistance; (3) low birth weight; (4) infant mortality; (5) prenatal care; (6) asthma hospitalizations; (7) unintentional injury hospitalization; (8) self inflicted injury hospitalization; (9) five leading causes of death; (10) sexually transmitted diseases; (11) adolescent pregnancy; (12) PEP(Pupil Evaluation Program) test scores; (13) limited English proficiency; (14) dropout rate; (15) regents endorsed diploma; (16) college enrollment; (17) arrests; (18) assaults; (19) drug arrests; (20) driving while intoxicated; (21) persons in need of supervision; (22) parental presence; (23) child abuse; (24) repeated child abuse; (25) foster care; (26) unemployment; (27) births to women without insurance; (28) violent and property crime; and (29) firearm crime. The second section of the report provides county maps as well as profiles of New York state, New York City, the state without New York City, five New York City boroughs, and the state's counties. The report concludes with a section of Technical Notes. An addendum provides updated data where available for indicators contained in the Data Book. (SD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York State Council on Children and Families, Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York; New York (New York)