ERIC Number: ED463879
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT 2002 Data Book.
Chavis, Karen, 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 addressing the 2000 census and describing the goals and objectives of the major touchstones, the first section provides data for each of the following individual indicators: (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) adolescent pregnancy; (6) prenatal care; (7) child mortality; (8) asthma hospitalizations; (9) self-inflicted injury hospitalization; (10) unintentional injury hospitalization; (11) infant mortality; (12) lead poisoning; (13) low birthweight births; (14) sexually transmitted diseases; (15) dropout rates; (16) English language learners; (17) high school graduates intending to enroll in college; (18) high school graduates receiving regent diplomas; (19) student performance in English and math; (20) juvenile arrests for property and violent crime; (21) arrests for drug use; (22) DUI/auto accidents; (23) assault hospitalizations; (24) juveniles in need of supervision; (25) foster care; (26) child abuse reports; (27) births to uninsured women; (28) firearm related crimes; (29) violent crime; (30) unemployment; and (31) nutrition. 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, Accidents, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Asthma, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Safety, Child Welfare, Children, Counties, Demography, Drinking, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Economic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Foster Care, Higher Education, Hospitalized Children, Incidence, Infant Mortality, Infants, Lead Poisoning, Mathematics Achievement, Mortality Rate, Poverty, Prenatal Care, Reading Achievement, Self Injurious Behavior, Social Indicators, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Student Educational Objectives, Substance Abuse, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare Recipients, Well Being, Youth Problems
For full text: http://www.capital.net/com/council/databook02.html.
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)