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Reports of Bullying and Other Unfavorable Conditions at School

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Education,Guns,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016169.pdf

Results of a national survey which is used to track trends in bullying and other unfavorable conditions in or related to school.  Covers such conditions as presence of gangs, guns in school, availability of drugs and alcohol, and hate-related graffiti.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Trends in Hate-Related Words at School Among Students Ages 12 to 18

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016166.pdf

Looks at trends in students who reported being called a hate-related word or seeing hate-related graffiti at school.  Instances of both had declined from 2001 to 2013.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Trends in Bullying at School Among Students Ages 12 to 18

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016004.pdf

Shows that the percentage of students who reported being bullied at school declined from 28% in 2005 to 22% in 2013.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Anthropometric Reference Data for Children and Adults: United States, 2011-2014

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_03/sr03_039.pdf

Human body measurements provide important indicators of nutritional status in children and adults.  They reflect general health status, dietary adequacy, disease risk, body composition, and growth patterns.  These data show the distribution of height, weight, body mass index and other details of the U.S. population.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Underweight Among Children and Adolescents Aged 2-19 Years: United States, 1963-1965 Through 2013-2014

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/underweight_child_13_14/underweight_child_13_14.pdf

Finds that 3.8% of U.S. children and youth aged 2-19 are underweight.  Table shows trends by age groups since 1970.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents Aged 2-19 Years: United States, 1963-1965 Through 2013-2014

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/obesity_child_13_14/obesity_child_13_14.pdf

Finds that 17.2% of U.S. children and youth aged 2-19 are obese and another 16.2% are overweight.  Charts and tables show trends since 1960s.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

 

Co-Offending Among Adolescents in Violent Victimizations, 2004-13

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/caavv0413.pdf

Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimizations perceived by the victim to be committed by adolescents ages 12 to 17 during 2004-13.  Includes the type of crime, weapon use, victim injury, and whether reported to police.     From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2016

Categories: Children,Education,Headlines,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.childstats.gov/pdf/ac2016/ac_16.pdf

Latest in an annual series of reports on the condition of children in the U.S.  The brief version highlights selected indicators for children in seven areas including family, health, economic circumstances, and education.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

 

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