ERIC Number: ED429670
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah, 1999. Kids under Construction.
Haven, Terry, Ed.
This Kids Count report details statewide trends in the well-being of Utah's children. The statistical portrait is based on four general areas of children's well-being: (1) health; (2) education; (3) safety; and (4) economic security. Key indicators in these areas include: (1) prenatal care; (2) infant mortality; (3) low birth weight babies; (4) teen births; (5) immunizations; (6) health insurance; (7) school enrollment; (8) per pupil expenditure; (9) dropouts; (10) pupil/teacher ratios; (11) school meals; (12) standardized test scores; (13) children with disabilities; (14) incidence of delinquent activity in schools or school-related activities; (15) child abuse; (16) juvenile offenses; (17) injury hospital discharges; (18) child death rates; (19) child violent death; (20) divorce; (21) poverty; (22) median household income; (23) working parents; and (24) welfare measures. Statewide information and discussion of terms comprise the first section of the report. The second section of the report presents a county by county analysis of data. Comparative data for 1996 and 1997 and definitions of data elements are also included. (LBT)
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, Health Insurance, Infants, Lunch Programs, 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