Kids Count in Michigan Data Book, 2002 : County Profiles of Child and Family Well-Being / Jane Zehnder-Merrell.

This KIDS COUNT data book for 2002 examines statewide and county level trends in the well-being of Michigan's children. The statistical portrait is based on the following: (1) demographics; (2) juvenile arrests; (3) teen births; (4) children of two working parents; (5) child care costs; (6) child ca...

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Main Author: Zehnder-Merrell, Jane
Corporate Authors: Kids Count in Michigan (Project)
Michigan League for Human Services
Language:English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2002.
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Physical Description:216 pages
Format: Microfilm Book
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This KIDS COUNT data book for 2002 examines statewide and county level trends in the well-being of Michigan's children. The statistical portrait is based on the following: (1) demographics; (2) juvenile arrests; (3) teen births; (4) children of two working parents; (5) child care costs; (6) child care capacity; (7) children in subsidized child care; (8) children in families receiving FIP (Family Independence Program) cash assistance; (9) food stamps enrollment; (10) merit scholars; (11) child support; (12) health insurance; (13) lead poisoning/asthma; (14) birth defects; (15) special education; (16) children receiving SSI; (17) children in poverty; (18) children receiving free/reduced lunches; (19) less than adequate prenatal care; (20) low birthweight; (21) infant mortality; (22) child deaths; (23) families investigated for abuse; (24) victims of abuse/neglect; (25) children in out-of-home care; (26) teen deaths; (27) high school dropouts; and (28) academic performance in the sciences. Introductory comments note the data book's focus on adolescents. Section one describes what is new and different in this year's data book. Sections two through five present current data in the areas of economic security, child health, child safety, and adolescence. Sections six and seven focus on state profiles. The remainder of the data book contains data on Michigan's 83 counties. The data book concludes with data notes and source information. (SD)
Note:Availability: Kids Count in Michigan, Michigan League for Human Services, 1115 South Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 202, Lansing, MI 48912-1658 ($15, plus $3 shipping and handling). Tel: 800-837-5436 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.milhs.org.
Sponsoring Agency: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Sponsoring Agency: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
ERIC Note: Pranab Rajbhandari and Jim Lunday secured and compiled the data. For the 2001 Data Book, see edition 458 978. Also funded by the Skillman Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, as well as United Ways.
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Call Number:ED472030 Microfiche
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Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive.