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ERIC Number: ED433925
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 115
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
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)
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: kidscount@georgians.com; Web site: http://www.georgians.com ($15).
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: Georgians for Children, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia