ERIC Number: ED432397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, 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, Enrollment, High School Graduates, Incidence, Mortality Rate, Poverty, Prenatal Care, Preschool Education, Racial Differences, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Trend Analysis, Violence, Well Being, Youth Problems
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. Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Inst.
Identifiers - Location: Florida