The Health and Well-Being of Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation 2007

UNSPECIFIED (2009) The Health and Well-Being of Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation 2007. Project Report. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C..

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Abstract

While data sources exist to measure and monitor the health of children in the United States, few take into account the many contexts in which children grow and develop, including their family and community environments. The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), conducted in 2007, addresses multiple aspects of children’s health and well-being- including physical and mental health, health care, and social well-being—as well as aspects of the family and the neighborhood that can affect children’s health, on both the national and State levels. The survey was supported and developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau and conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:social well-being, neighborhoods, health status
Subjects:Research methods > Social indicators
Age categories > Adolescence 13-17
Educational well-being
Age categories > Infancy 0-2
Age categories > Childhood 3-12
Framework > Risk factors
Framework > Protective factors
Psychological well-being
Physical well-being
Community-well being
Framework > Signs of well-being
Research methods > Quantitative
ID Code:564
Deposited By: Daniel Birichi
Deposited On:05 Dec 2010 17:28
Last Modified:05 Jul 2013 04:04

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