ERIC Number: ED450918
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT 2000 Data Book.
Bogardus, Frank, Ed.; Chavis, Karen, Ed.; Donohue, Patti, Ed.; McLain, Ford, Ed.; Rider, Renee, Ed.
This KIDS COUNT data book examines trends in the well-being of New York's children. The statistical portrait is based on six general areas of children's well-being: (1) economic security; (2) physical and emotional health; (3) education; (4) citizenship; (5) family; and (6) community. Following an introductory section which describes the features and functionality of touchstone goals and objectives, the first section provides data for each of the following individual indictors: (1) child poverty; (2) children in families receiving food stamps; (3) children in families receiving public assistance; (4) children in families receiving supplemental security income; (5) births to teens; (6) prenatal care; (7) child death; (8) hospitalization due to asthma; (9) hospitalization due to self-inflicted injury; (10) hospitalization due to unintentional injuries; (11) infant mortality; (12) low birth weight rates; (13) sexually transmitted diseases; (14) dropout rates; (15) intent to enroll in college; (16) recipients of Regent's diplomas; (17) pupil evaluation program test scores; (18) students with limited English proficiency; (19) arrests for property or violent crimes; (20) arrests for drug use; (21) DWI arrests and accidents; (22) hospitalizations resulting from assault; (23) juveniles in need of supervision; (24) children in foster care; (25) child abuse reports; (26) births to women without insurance; (27) firearm related crime; (28) property and violent index crimes; and (29) resident civilian unemployment. The second section of the data book provides profiles of New York State, New York City, and the state's counties. The data book concludes with a section of technical notes and references. (SD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Safety, Child Welfare, Children, Counties, Demography, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Economic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, Foster Care, Higher Education, Incidence, Infant Mortality, Infants, Mathematics Achievement, Mortality Rate, Poverty, Reading Achievement, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Student Educational Objectives, Substance Abuse, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Unemployment, 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: New York State Council on Children and Families, Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York; New York (New York)