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KIDS COUNT data book

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 14:05
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Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Baltimore, MD
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Description: The KIDS COUNT Data Book profiles the status of children on a national and state-by-state basis and ranks states on ten key measures of child well-being, while also providing data on several others. These ten key indicators include: low-birth weight rate, infant mortality rate, child mortality rate (ages one to 14), teen death rate (ages 15-19), teen birth rate (15-19), high school dropout rate (ages 16-19), teens not working or in school (ages 16-19), underemployed parents, children living in poverty, and children in single-parent families.

Population: Data are collected from federal statistical agencies.

Periodicity: Data available from 1990-2014. Data collected/published annually.

(Information adapted from the publisher)

For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.

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