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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013

List of Figures

Figures include data from 1950–2012, when available

open Population
Figure POP1.Number of children ages 0–17 in the United States, 1950–2012 and projected 2013–2050
Figure POP2.Indicator POP2: Children ages 0–17 and adults ages 65 and older as a percentage of the U.S. population, 1950–2012 and projected 2013–2050
Figure POP3.Percentage of children ages 0–17 in the United States by race and Hispanic origin, 1980–2012 and projected 2013–2050
open Family and Social Environment
Figure FAM1.A.Percentage of children ages 0–17 by presence of parents in household, 1980–2012
Figure FAM1.BPercentage of children ages 0–17 living in various family arrangements, 2012
Figure FAM2.ABirth rates for unmarried women by age of mother, 1980–2011
Figure FAM2.B.Percentage of all births to unmarried women by age of mother, 1980 and 2011
Figure FAM3.A.Primary child care arrangements for children ages 0–4 with employed mothers, selected years 1985–2011
Figure FAM3.B.Percentage of children ages 3–6, not yet in kindergarten, in center-based care arrangements by poverty level, selected years 1995–2007
Figure FAM3.C.Child care arrangements for grade school children ages 5–14 with employed mothers, 2011
Figure FAM4.Percentage of children ages 0–17 by nativity of child and parents, selected years 1994–2012
Figure FAM5.Percentage of children ages 5–17 who speak a language other than English at home and who have difficulty speaking English, selected years 1979–2011
Figure FAM6.Birth rates for females ages 15–17 by race and Hispanic origin, 1980–2011
Figure FAM7.Rate of substantiated maltreatment reports of children ages 0–17 by age, 1998–2011
open Economic Circumstances
Figure ECON1.A.Percentage of children ages 0–17 living in poverty by race, Hispanic origin, and family structure, 1980–2011
Figure ECON1.B.Percentage of children ages 0–17 by family income relative to the poverty line, 1980–2011
Figure ECON2.Percentage of children ages 0–17 living with at least one parent employed year round, full time by family structure, 1980–2011
Figure ECON3.Percentage of children ages 0–17 in food-insecure households by poverty status, selected years 1995–2011
open Health Care
Figure HC1.Percentage of children ages 0–17 covered by health insurance at some time during the year by type of health insurance, 1987–2011
Figure HC2.Percentage of children ages 0–17 with no usual source of health care by type of health insurance, 1993–2011
Figure HC3.A.Percentage of children ages 19–35 months with the 4:3:1:3:3:1 combined series of vaccinations by poverty status, 2002–2011
Figure HC3.B.Percentage of adolescents ages 13–17 with the routinely recommended-for-age vaccinations, 2006–2011
Figure HC4.A.Percentage of children ages 5–17 with a dental visit in the past year by age and poverty status, 1999–2011
Figure HC4.B.Percentage of children ages 2–4 with a dental visit in the past year by poverty status, 1999–2011
Figure HC4.C.Indicator HC4.C Percentage of children ages 5–17 with untreated dental caries (cavities) by age and poverty status, 1988–1994, 1999–2004, 2005–2008, and 2009–2010
open Physical Environment and Safety
Figure PHY1.Percentage of children ages 0–17 living in counties with pollutant concentrations above the levels of the current air quality standards, 1999–2011
Figure PHY2.A.Percentage of children ages 4–11 with specified blood cotinine levels, selected years 1988–2010
Figure PHY2.B.Percentage of children ages 0–6 living in homes where someone smoked regularly by poverty status, 1994, 2005, and 2010
Figure PHY3.Percentage of children served by community water systems that did not meet all applicable health-based drinking water standards, 1993–2011
Figure PHY4.A.Percentage of children ages 1–5 with blood lead levels at or above 5 µg/dL, 1988–1994, 1999–2002, 2003–2006, and 2007–2010
Figure PHY4.B.Percentage of children ages 1–5 with blood lead levels at or above 5 µg/dL by race and Hispanic origin and poverty status, 2007–2010
Figure PHY5.Percentage of households with children ages 0–17 that reported housing problems by type of problem, selected years 1978–2011
Figure PHY6.Rate of serious violent crime victimization of youth ages 12–17 by gender, 1980–2011
Figure PHY7.A.Emergency department visit rates for children ages 1–4 and 5–14 by leading causes of injury, 2009–2010
Figure PHY7.B.Death rates among children ages 1–4 and 5–14 by all causes and all injury causes, 1980–2011
Figure PHY7.C.Death rates among children ages 1–4 and 5–14 by cause of death, 2011
Figure PHY8.A.Emergency department visit rates for adolescents ages 15–19 by leading causes of injury, 2009–2010
Figure PHY8.B.Death rates among adolescents ages 15–19 by all causes and all injury causes and selected mechanisms of injury, 1980–2011
open Behavior
Figure BEH1.Percentage of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students who reported smoking cigarettes daily in the past 30 days by grade, 1980–2012
Figure BEH2.Percentage of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students who reported having five or more alcoholic beverages in a row in the past 2 weeks by grade, 1980–2012
Figure BEH3.Percentage of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students who reported using illicit drugs in the past 30 days by grade, 1980–2012
Figure BEH4.Percentage of high school students who reported ever having had sexual intercourse by gender and selected grades, selected years 1991–2011
Figure BEH5.Rate of serious violent crimes by youth perpetrators ages 12–17, 1980–2011
open Education
Figure ED1.Percentage of children ages 3–5 who were read to 3 or more times in the last week by a family member by mother's education, selected years 1993–2007
Figure ED2.A.Average mathematics scale scores for students in grades 4, 8, and 12 selected years 1990–2011
Figure ED2.B.Average mathematics scale scores for students in grade 12 by race and Hispanic origin, 2005 and 2009
Figure ED2.C.Average reading scale scores for students in grades 4, 8, and 12, selected years 1992–2011
Figure ED3.Percentage of high school graduates who had completed selected coursework in mathematics, science, and foreign language, selected years 1982–2009
Figure ED4.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who have completed high school by race and Hispanic origin, 1980–2011
Figure ED5.Percentage of youth ages 16–19 who are neither enrolled in school nor working by gender and race and Hispanic origin, 1985–2012
Figure ED6.Percentage of high school completers who were enrolled in college the October immediately after completing high school by race and Hispanic origin, 1980–2011
open Health
Figure HEALTH1.A.Percentage of infants born preterm and percentage of infants born with low birthweight, 1990–2011
Figure HEALTH1.B.Percentage of infants born with low birthweight by race and Hispanic origin of mother, 1990, 2006, and 2011
Figure HEALTH2.Death rates among infants by race and Hispanic origin of mother, 1983–1991 and 1995–2011
Figure HEALTH3.Percentage of children ages 4–17 reported by a parent to have serious emotional or behavioral difficulties by gender, 2001–2011
Figure HEALTH4.Percentage of youth ages 12–17 who experienced a major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year by age and gender, 2004–2011
Figure HEALTH5.Percentage of children ages 5–17 with activity limitation resulting from one or more chronic health conditions by gender, 2000–2011
Figure HEALTH6.Average diet scores for children ages 2–17, expressed as a percentage of Federal diet quality standards, 2003–2004, 2005–2006, and 2007–2008
Figure HEALTH7.Percentage of children ages 6–17 who are obese by race and Hispanic origin, selected years 1976–2010
Figure HEALTH8.Percentage of children ages 0–17 with asthma, 1997–2011
open Special Feature
Figure SPECIAL1.Mean reading scores of first-time U.S. kindergartners by time of data collection and age in the fall of kindergarten, 2010–2011
Figure SPECIAL2.Mean mathematics scores of first-time U.S. kindergartners by time of data collection and parents' highest level of education, 2010–2011
Figure SPECIAL3.Mean science scores of U.S. first-time kindergartners by race and Hispanic origin, Spring 2011
Figure SPECIAL4.Mean approaches to learning scores of U.S. first-time kindergartners by time of data collection, gender, and poverty status, 2010–2011