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ERIC Number: ED450918
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Pages: 244
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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: New York State Council on Children and Families, Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York; New York (New York)