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ERIC Number: ED437221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Pages: 383
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
South Dakota KIDS COUNT Factbook, 1999.
Cochran, Carole, Ed.
This Kids Count fact book examines statewide trends in well-being for South Dakota's children. The statistical portrait is based on 25 indicators in the areas of demographics, health, education, economic status, and safety. The indicators are: (1) population; (2) family profile; (3) poverty thresholds; (4) infant mortality rate; (5) low birth weight rate; (6) child death rate; (7) teen violent death rate; (8) births to single teens; (9) prenatal care; (10) immunization rates; (11) school enrollment; (12) dropout rates; (13) children with special needs; (14) poverty rates; (15) TANF and foodstamp use; (16) Medicaid participation; (17) child care availability; (18) per capita personal income; (19) women in the workforce; (20) median household income; (21) juvenile arrests; (22) youth related traffic accidents; (23) child abuse and neglect; (24) juvenile drug and alcohol treatment admissions; and (25) youth risk behaviors. The first part of the fact book presents sources and definitions of the indicators and state perspectives for each. The major portion of the report presents state and county data tables for each indicator. The report concludes with a section listing data resources, web sites of interest, and information on performing data calculations. (HTH)
South Dakota KIDS COUNT Project, Business Research Bureau, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Patterson Hall, Room 132, Vermillion, SD 57069. Tel: 605-677-5287; Fax: 605-677-5427; e-mail: For full-text: .
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre.; South Dakota State Dept. of Health, Pierre.; South Dakota State Dept. of Social Services, Pierre.; South Dakota State Dept. of Human Services, Pierre.
Authoring Institution: Kids Count--South Dakota, Vermillion.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota