America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017
Title:
America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017
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Paperback
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017-023-00225-2
ISBN:
9780160941320
Description
Table of Contents

Foreword iii

Acknowledgments iv

About This Report  v

Highlights viii

America’s Children at a Glance  x

Demographic Background  xiv

Indicators of Children’s Well-Being 1

Family and Social Environment 1

Family Structure and Children’s Living Arrangements 2

Births to Unmarried Women 4

Child Care  6

Children of at Least One Foreign-Born Parent 8

Language Spoken at Home and Difficulty Speaking English.9

Adolescent Births 10

Child Maltreatment 11

Economic Circumstances 13

Child Poverty and Income Distribution 14

Supplemental Poverty Measure 16

Secure Parental Employment 17

Food Security  18

Health Care 19

Health Insurance Coverage 20

Usual Source of Health Care  21

Immunization  22

Oral Health 23

Physical Environment and Safety 25

Outdoor Air Quality  26

Secondhand Smoke 27

Drinking Water Quality 28

Lead in Blood of Children 29

Housing Problems 30Youth Victims of Serious Violent Crimes 31

Child Injury and Mortality 32

Adolescent Injury and Mortality. 34

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Behavior 37

Regular Cigarette Smoking 38

Alcohol Use 39

Illicit Drug Use 40

Sexual Activity 41

Youth Perpetrators of Serious Violent Crimes 42

Education 43

Family Reading to Young Children 44

Mathematics and Reading Achievement 45

High School Academic Coursetaking 47

High School Completion 48

Youth Neither Enrolled in School nor Working 49

College Enrollment 50

Health 51

Preterm Birth and Low Birthweight 52

Infant Mortality  54

Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties 55

Adolescent Depression 56

Activity Limitation 57

Diet Quality 58

Obesity  59

Asthma 60

Special Feature  61

Peer Victimization in the 3rd Grade 62

Data Topics  71

Notes to Indicators 75

Appendices 87

Appendix A: Detailed Tables 87

Appendix B: Data Source Descriptions .189

Audience

The public and policymakers engaged in protecting our Nation’s children and youth.

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Publisher:
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
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Also known as American Children.
Key Phrases:
  • Children
  • Child Health
  • Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2017
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Record Creation Date:
07/18/2017
Last Status Update:
03/22/2019
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