Land KC. 2007. 2007 report: The Foundation for Child Development Child and Youth Well-Being Index (CWI), 1975-2005, with projections for 2006. New York, NY: Foundation for Child Development, 21 pp.
Annotation: This report, which is the latest in a series of annual comprehensive measures of how children are faring in the United States, is an updated measure of trends over the 31-year period 1975-2005, with projections for 2006. The report focuses on the following seven domains: family, health, safety and behavioral concerns, educational attainment, community connectedness, social relationships, and emotional and spiritual well-being. Trends by race and ethnicity are discussed, and a conclusion is included. Statistical information is presented in figures throughout the report. The report includes three appendices: (1) methods of construction and indicator list, (2) data sources, and (3) child and youth well-being index values.
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Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Behavior problems, Child development, Child health, Communities, Educational attainment, Ethnic factors, Family, Racial factors, Relationships, Safety, Spirituality, Statistical data, Trends