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US Census Bureau Census data base and other information KIDS COUNT a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local, state, and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children
SAMHSA Data bases and text files with substance abuse and mental health statistics Child Trends A nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies children, youth, and families through research, data collection, and data analysis
The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health Add Health is a school-based study of the health-related behaviors of adolescents in grades 7-12. It has been designed to explore the causes of these behaviors, with an emphasis on the influence of social context Social Statistics Briefing Room Links to current U.S. federal statistics on crime, demographics, education and health
Assessing the New Federalism A multi-year Urban Institute research project. The State Database includes information about income security, health, child well-being, demographic, fiscal and political conditions, and social services in each state. REGARD REGARD is a national (UK) database service containing in-depth information on social science research, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council
FedStats The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies Children's Defense Fund: Data US national and state by state data
Child Welfare League of America National Data Analysis System The NDAS puts child welfare data and statistics at the fingertips of internet users. The National Data Analysis System also promotes discussion around state and federal data issues in an effort to promote effective integration of research, policy and practice The State of the World's Children 1999 This UNICEF report calls for an expansion of the education revolution that is occurring throughout the world. This revolution has two standards -- access to high-quality learning and a child rights approach. The report highlights key examples both of individual schools and of entire national education systems that are putting these standards into practice
CYFERNET Youth Practical research-based information from the USDA's Cooperative Extension System Monitoring The Future An ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults
Statistical Abstract of the United States Contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included The Transition to Adulthood: Characteristics of Young Adults ages 18 to 24 in America This report provides an overview of the status of young adults ages 18 to 24, with particular attention to outcomes associated with the transition to adulthood including citizenship, educational achievement, disconnectedness, employment, and military service, as well as measures of family and household formation. We present national and state-specific estimates from the 2000 Census, including separate estimates at the national level for population subgroups defined by gender, race and Hispanic origin, age, and immigration status.
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System Monitors six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among youth and young adults --- behaviors that contribute to unintentional and intentional injuries Statistics on juvenile detention in Australia: 1981-2003 Statistics are derived from the Australian Institute of Criminologys Juveniles in detention dataset, which is compiled from reports submitted on a quarterly basis by the relevant juvenile justice authorities in each Australian jurisdiction. Separate figures are provided for males and females in detention, for different age groups, and for Indigenous and non Indigenous persons, and levels of Indigenous over representation are calculated for each state and territory, 1994 to 2003
National Priorities Project Database Offers state data on socio-economic needs and federal expenditures, and allows you to create customized tables, graphs and reports US Teenage Pregnancy Statistics With Comparative Statistics For Women Aged 20-24 Data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; The Alan Guttmacher Institute; the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and the U.S. Bureau of the Census
World Youth Report 2005 In the World Youth Report 2005, an official report to the General Assembly, it is argued that too often, youth policy is driven by negative stereotypes of young people, including delinquency, drug abuse and violence. What seems to be forgotten that young people are a positive force for development, peace, and democracy Childstats.gov Easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education. The Forum fosters coordination, collaboration, and integration of Federal efforts to collect and report data on conditions and trends for children and families



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