Indicators of Children’s Well-Being: A Review of
Current Indicators Based on Data from the
Federal Statistical System

Brett V. Brown


This essay was written to familiarize participants of the 1994 Conference on Indicators of Children’s Well-Being with the variety of indicators of children’s well-being currently in use that are based on federal data. The review has been organized to correspond to the following topics: health; education; economic security; population, family and neighborhood; and social development and problem behavior.


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