ERIC Number: ED472022
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Nevada KIDS COUNT Data Book, 2002: County, Regional, and State Profiles of Child and Youth Well-Being in Nevada.
Daneshvary, Rennae; Schwer, R. Keith; Cope, William; Klein, Freda; Potts, Robert
This KIDS COUNT data book details statewide trends in the well-being of Nevada's children. The statistical portrait is based on indicators of children's well-being in the areas of health conditions and health care; economic well-being; education and achievement; child and youth safety/welfare; and juvenile justice. The data book begins with an overview and profile of the state demographics, including data on minority populations. The remainder of the data book provides specific information on the primary indicators, organized as follows: (1) state trends; (2) county trends; (3) significant factors; (4) definition of the indicator; and (5) related tables and figures listing most recent available data for each indicator, including data for counties and the state. Specific indicators examined include: (1) teen births; (2) inadequate prenatal care; (3) health insurance coverage; (4) access to dental care; (5) public health programs; (6) immunizations; (7) children in poverty; (8) child care; (9) child support; (10) formal education; (11) testing, proficiency and college entrance efforts; (12) dropout and graduation rates; (13) special education enrollment; (14) infant mortality; (15) child deaths; (16) teen violent deaths; (17) child abuse and neglect; (18) domestic violence; (19) children in substitute care; and (20) juvenile violent crime. The data book concludes with a listing of child well-being indicators, 2000 county data, notes, references, resources, and acknowledgments. (SD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Child Health, Child Neglect, Child Support, Child Welfare, Children, Comparative Analysis, Counties, Demography, Dental Health, Dropout Rate, Early Parenthood, Economic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Violence, Graduation Rate, Health Insurance, Infant Mortality, Infants, Juvenile Justice, Mortality Rate, Out of School Youth, Poverty, Prenatal Care, Preschool Education, Public Health, Social Indicators, Special Education, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Violence, Well Being, Youth Problems
For full text: http://kidscount.unlv.edu/2002/kc_wholedatabook_2002.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Nevada State Legislature, Carson City.
Authoring Institution: Nevada KIDS COUNT Advisory Council, Las Vegas.; Nevada Univ., Las Vegas. Center for Business and Economic Research.
Identifiers - Location: Nevada