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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Arizona again lags in report on key aspects of child health

Arizona again lags in report on key aspects of child health

Arizona once again lags most of the country when it comes to key indicators of child health, development and well-being, according to an annual report released today.
Michigan kids' well-being slips, U.S. report reveals

Job insecurity and infant mortality rates in Michigan hover above the national average, pushing Michigan's ranking in child well-being to its lowest level in more than a decade, according to the national Kids Count report released today.
Alabama near bottom in child wellness rankings

Alabama ranks among the worst states in the nation on the number of babies born with low birth weights, its infant mortality rate and its teen death rate, according to an annual study.
NM ranks near last in U.S. for child welfare

Despite bucking a national trend of increasing child poverty and a reduction in school drop-out rates, New Mexico ranks last or near-last in seven of 10 measures of child welfare, from teen deaths to proportion of children living in poverty, according to a report released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Note: IMHO, they all suck.

Minnesota ranked 2nd in child welfare

Minnesota trails only New Hampshire in child welfare, according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state’s score in the KIDS COUNT Data Book is based on ten factors affecting children, from infant mortality and birth rate to teenage pregnancy and poverty levels.

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