ERIC Number: ED433925
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Georgia Kids Count Factbook, 1998-99.
Georgians for Children, Atlanta, GA.
This Kids Count factbook presents statistical data and examines trends for 10 indicators of children's well-being in Georgia. The indicators are: (1) low birthweight babies; (2) infant mortality; (3) child deaths; (4) teen deaths by accident, homicide, and suicide; (5) juvenile arrests; (6) reading and math scores on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills; (7) high school dropouts; (8) births to teens; (9) families starting at risk of poverty; and (10) abused and neglected children. Each indicator includes a definition, a summary of state-level statistics, Georgia's national rank on that indicator (if available), and information highlighting an adjunct issue. Each indicator also has a data table containing statistics for all 159 Georgia counties. A special section on early brain development is included. Appendices contain indicator trend data by race 1980-1997, methodology, and references. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Brain, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Children, Counties, Crime, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Economically Disadvantaged, Family Income, Infant Mortality, Infants, Poverty, Racial Differences, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Studies, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Violence, Well Being
Georgians for Children, 3091 Maple Drive, NE, Suite 114, Atlanta, GA 30305; Tel: 800-KIDS-772 (Toll Free); Tel: 404-365-8948; Fax: 404-365-9009; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.georgians.com ($15).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: Georgians for Children, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia