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Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Marriage/Family,Mental Health,Supreme Court/courts,Youth

Describes type, location, and characteristics of all problem-solving courts, such as drug, mental health, family, youth, DWI, domestic violence and other specialty courts.  Covers such topics as funding sources, points of entry, services, and benefits to participants.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


World Employment Social Outlook: Trends for Youth, 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth—dgreports/—dcomm/—publ/documents/publication/wcms_513739.pdf

Finds that current world economic conditions will lead to an unemployment rate for youth of 13.1% in 2016, up from 12.9% in 2015.  Also explores inequalities in labor market opportunities for younger people.  From the International Labour Organization


Teen Hospital Stays for Childbirth, 2004-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women,Youth

Presents statistics on hospital stays for childbirth among teens aged 15-19 years from 2004 through 2013.  Compares characteristics and complications of pregnancy among teens with those of older women.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Employment and Unemployment Among Youth, Summer 2016

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

The number of employed youth 16 to 24 years old increased by 1.9 million to 20.5 million during the period from April to July 2016.  Offers three tables for employment status of youth by age, sex, race, and ethnicity during 2016, from July 2013 to July 2016, and by broad industry categories for July 2015 and July 2016.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Reports of Bullying and Other Unfavorable Conditions at School

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

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

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

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


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

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


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