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KIDS COUNT Publications and Resources

July26, Annie E. Casey Foundation: This list of resources includes our annual Data Book, which provides national and state-by-state profiles of child well-being and related products created to supplement the Data Book each year. For more reports and resources, see also:

Link to AECF Knowledge Center This link connects you with all the AECF reports including the newly released 2012 reports.

Kids Count Data Book 2012: State Trends in Child Well-Being

2012, Annie E. Casey Foundation: Since 1990, KIDS COUNT has ranked states annually on overall child well-being using an index of 10 indicators. Over time, we changed some of the indicators to replace weaker measures with stronger ones, but the overall scope of the list remained consistent. In this year’s Data Book, we have updated our index to take advantage of these advances in knowledge and the availability of new state-level data to create a more robust tool to better serve the needs of the field. Reliable state-level measures of childhood mental health, juvenile justice involvement and child maltreatment are either not regularly collected or are not collected in a sufficiently comparable form for inclusion in this index. Link to pdf Data Book