Child Trends Databank

http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org/

Child Trends produces this continuously updated web-based bank of data of the latest estimates for indicators relating to child and family health and well-being. The data identifies and tracks trends and population subgroup disparities.

Measure/Indicator

Age

Frequency Measured

Level

Overweight children and youth

Children 6–19 yrs

1999

National

Disordered eating: symptoms of bulimia

Children 9th–12th grades

2001

National

Children with limitations

Children 5–17 yrs

1998–2000

National

Learning disabilities

Children 3–17 yrs

1997–2000

National

Asthma

Children < 18 yrs

1988–1998

National

Children with AIDS

Children < 13 yrs

1985–2001

National

Low- and very-low-birthweight infants

 

1970–2001

National

Suicidal teens

Children 9th–12th grades

2001

National

Adolescents who feel sad or hopeless

Children 9th–12th grades

1999, 2001

National

Parental symptoms of depression

Children < 18 yrs

2000

National

Vigorous physical activity by youth

Children 9th–12th grades

1993–2001

National

Mothers who smoke while pregnant

N/A

1989–2000

National



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