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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017

For Further Information

There are several places to obtain more information on the indicators found in this report, including the data tables, data source descriptions, and the Forum's Web site.

Appendix A, Detailed Tables, contains additional details not discussed in the main body of the report. When available, tables show data by the following categories: gender, age, race and Hispanic origin, poverty status, parental education, region of the country, and family structure.

Data Source Descriptions
Appendix B, Data Source Descriptions, contains information on the data used to generate the indicators and how to contact the agency responsible for the data.

It is also important to note that numerous publications of the Federal statistical agencies provide additional details about indicators in this report and on other areas of child well-being. Two such reports are The Condition of Education (, published annually by the National Center for Education Statistics and Health, United States (, published annually by the National Center for Health Statistics.

Web Site
The Forum's Web site,, contains data tables, links to previous reports, links for ordering reports, and additional information about the Forum.