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ERIC Number: ED432397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 223
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Florida's Children at a Glance: The 1998 Statewide and County Update.
Weitzel, S.; Shockley, C.; Goltry, K.
This Kids Count report examines statewide and county level trends in the well-being of Florida's children. Demographic information is presented along with a statistical portrait for the state and for each county based on indicators related to: (1) birth, including births to unwed mothers, births to teenage mothers, births receiving early prenatal care, low birthweight births, and infant mortality rate; (2) education, including graduation rate, student disciplinary actions, and percent all passing statewide mathematics and communications examination; (3) child well-being, including child deaths, teen violent death rate, dissolutions of marriage with children affected, and child abuse and neglect reports; (4) youth and the law, including delinquency cases received and juvenile detentions. The bulk of the report presents state and county level data on demographic information and the indicators for 1996-97. Thirteen appendices list state- and countywide data, with some indicators listed by race or age categories. The report concludes with information on terminology and data sources. (KB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: University of South Florida, Tampa. Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Inst.
Identifiers - Location: Florida