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Focus on the Figures

1/4/2016

Focus on the Figures: Depression Among Adolescents

Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Imprint and KidsData.org, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children.

Mental health is critical to equipping young people for the challenges of growing up and living as healthy adults.

12/14/2015

Focus on the Figures: Disconnected Youth Not in School or Working

Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Imprint and KidsData.org, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children.

Sometimes referred to as “disconnected youth,” older teens who are neither in school nor working are more likely than other youth to struggle with mental illness or substance abuse, encounter violence and become teen parents.

Kidsdata.org

12/1/2015

Focus on the Figures: Hospitalizations for Mental Health

Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Imprint and KidsData.org, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children.

 

For those challenged by mental health conditions, disorders often take hold at the most inopportune times: while adolescents make the difficult climb into adulthood.

10/29/2015

Focus on the Figures: Long Stays in Foster Care

Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Imprint and KidsData.org, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children.

The U.S. foster care system is structured to provide temporary, safe living arrangements and therapeutic services for children who cannot remain safely at home due to child maltreatment or for children whose parents are unable to provide adequate care.

Kidsdata.org

10/14/2015

Focus on the Figures: Calif. Child Abuse and Neglect Rates in 2014

Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Imprint and KidsData.org, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children.

In 2014, there were 496,972 reports (allegations) of child abuse and neglect in California.

8/25/2015

Focus on the Figures: Miles from Home
Our reporting shows that one in five California foster youth will be moved out of the county they originally called home. The “net exporting” counties like San Francisco, where we see as many as 60 percent of foster youth crossing county lines...

3/24/2015

Focus on the Figures: Prenatal Care Data, By Race

Because of its effectiveness in reducing adverse birth outcomes, reducing disparities in access to prenatal care and improving access to timely care for all women has been a U.S. public health priority for the past two decades.

1/13/2015

Focus on the Figures: Asthma Diagnoses and Hospitalizations

Every other week, The Imprint features one key indicator from Kidsdata.org, which offers comprehensive data about the health and well being of children across California.

This week, we look at asthma diagnoses and asthma-related hospitalizations.

12/2/2014

Focus on the Figures: Prenatal Care

Every other week, The Imprint features one key indicator from Kidsdata, which offers comprehensive data about the health and well being of children across California.

This week, we look at the rate at which mothers access prenatal care in their first trimester.