Analyzing State Differences in Child Well-Being

In this report we examine the results of a comprehensive composite state-level index
of child well-being modeled after the Foundation for Child Development‘s (FCD) Child
Well-Being Index (CWI). The NATIONAL CWI has been produced every year since
2004 but only for the country as a whole, not for individual states.

This study uses data from 2007 to update a similar study published some years ago
that was based on data from 2003. The years (2003 and 2007) are selected because
that is when the National Survey of Children‘s Health (NSCH) data have been collected

and the NSCH is the only state-level source of data for several key indicators of child
well-being.

To read the full report, please click HERE.

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