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Connell, Frederick A.; Brandon, Richard; Hill, Sheri L.; Carter, S. Louise; Garrison, Michelle M.; DeWys, Shelley; Mandell, Dorothy J. – 2002
This Kids Count report is the tenth to examine annually statewide trends in the well-being of Washington's children and focuses on child poverty and the needs of the working poor. The statistical portrait is based on indicators of child well-being in five areas: (1) family and community, including teen birth rate, teen pregnancy rate, births to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women
Hill, Sheri L.; Malhotra, Sumit; De Wys, Shelley; Mandell, Dorothy J.; Brandon, Richard – 2001
These 43 Kids Count summaries, one for each of the state's counties, major metropolitan areas, and the state as a whole, examine trends in the well-being of Washington's children. The summaries each reiterate key statewide trends in the areas of education, child maltreatment, housing affordability, and employment levels, as well as family…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect
Lee, Incho; Nelson, Adam; Bence, Michael; Tran, Hoai; Brandon, Richard – 2000
These 42 Washington Kids Count summaries, one for each of the state's counties and major metropolitan areas, examine trends in the well-being of Washington's children. The summaries each begin with a report on economic prosperity within the state and the county or region. The statistical portraits are based on indicators in three general areas of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect
Tran, Hoai; Doyle, Sharon; Bence, Michael; Bui, Casey; Brandon, Richard – 2000
This study analyzed data from the National Survey of America's Families to determine the effects of particular child, parent, and family factors on serious emotional and behavioral problems of children. The results were tabulated in the form of odds ratios that depict the likelihood or degree of risk of each factor. The factors were also examined…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Behavior Problems, Children