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Association Between Diagnosed ADHD and Selected Characteristics Among Children Aged 4-17 Years: United States, 2011-2013

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db201.pdf

Describes the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder among children using parent-reported data.  Differences in prevalence are examined by selected demographic and socioeconomic variables including health insurance coverage and poverty status.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Top Five Most Costly Conditions Among Children, Ages 0-17, 2012 …

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st472/stat472.pdf

Identifies the five most costly health conditions for children and the cost figures for 2012.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Parent and Family Involvement in Education, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Volunteering

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013028rev.pdf

Covers parent involvement in their child’s education including help with homework, family activities, and parent involvement at school.  Covers children enrolled in public and private schools and those who are homeschooled.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Early Childhood Program Participation, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013029rev.pdf

Data on children’s participation in relative care, nonrelative care, and center-based care arrangements.  Also covers parental reasons for choosing care, important factors in choosing a care arrangement, and parents’ participation in children’s learning activities.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results from the 2013 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015056.pdf

Tables show the extent to which students with different personal characteristics report bullying and cyber-bullying. Also covers presence of gangs, guns, drugs, and alcohol at school and school security measures.   From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Employment Characteristics of Families: 2014

Categories: Children,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/famee_04232015.pdf

In 2014, 8% of U.S. families had an unemployed person, down from 9.6% in 2013.  Provides statistics on employment and unemployment in families by race/ethnicity, by family type, by families with own children, by sex, and by marital status.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

EFA Global Monitoring Report: Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges

Categories: Children,Education,United Nations

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0023/002322/232205e.pdf

Assesses global progress toward the achievement of six education goals as part of the Millennium Development Goals.  Only one-third of countries have reached all the education goals.  From UNESCO

 

FY2014 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption

Categories: Adoption/Foster Care,Children,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/aa/pdfs/fy2014_annual_report.pdf

Provides information on incoming adoptions by country of origin and number of days to completion by country.  From the State Department

 

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