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Behaviors

Substance Use Disorder

Percentage of children aged 12 to 17 who were dependent on or abused illicit drugs or alcohol in the past year
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2015-2016

High School Graduation

Percentage of high school students who graduate with a regular high school diploma within four years of starting ninth grade (ACGR)
U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2015-2016

Overweight or Obese

Percentage of children aged 10 to 17 who are overweight or obese for their age based upon reported height and weight
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Tobacco Use

Percentage of children aged 12 to 17 who used a tobacco product in the past month
SAMHSA, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2015-2016

Community & Environment

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Percentage of children aged 0 to 17 who experienced two or more of the following: Socioeconomic hardship; parental divorce or separation; lived with someone who had an alcohol or drug problem; victim or witness of neighborhood violence; lived with someone who was mentally ill, suicidal or severely depressed; domestic violence witness; parent served time in jail; treated or judged unfairly due to race or ethnicity; death of parent
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Neighborhood Amenities

Percentage of children aged 0 to 17 with access to a park or playground; recreation center, community center or boys’ and girls’ clubs; library or bookmobile; and sidewalks or walking paths
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Protective Family Routines and Habits (Ages 0-17)

Percentage of children aged 0 to 17 who meet age-specific criteria for protective family routines and habits
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Supportive Neighborhoods

Percentage of children aged 0 to 17 who live in neighborhoods where people help each other out; watch out for each other’s children; and know where to go for help in the community
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Policy

Adequate Health Insurance

Percentage of insured children aged 0 to 17 whose health plan has either no or reasonable out-of-pocket costs; offers benefits or covered services that meet their child’s needs; and allows them to see needed health care providers
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Children with Health Insurance

Percentage of children aged 0 to 17 with health insurance of any type
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Homeless Family Households

Number of families sleeping outside, in an emergency shelter or in a transitional housing program per 10,000 family households
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2015

Water Fluoridation

Percentage of population served by community water systems who receive fluoridated water
CDC, Water Fluoridation Reporting System, 2014

Clinical Care

Adolescent Well-Visit

Percentage of children aged 12 to 17 with a preventive checkup in past 12 months
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Developmental Screening

Percentage of children aged 10 months to 5 years with a visit in the past 12 months whose parent completed a standardized developmental screening tool
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Immunizations - Adolescents

Mean z score of the percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 who received >=1 dose of Tdap since age 10, >=1 dose of meningococcal vaccine and all recommended doses of human papillomavirus vaccine
CDC, National Immunization Survey, 2016

Immunization HPV Female

Percentage of females aged 13 to 17 who are up to date on all recommended doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
CDC, National Immunization Survey 2016

Immunization HPV Male

Percentage of males aged 13 to 17 who are up to date on all recommended doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
CDC, National Immunization Survey 2016

Immunization Meningococcal

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 who received >=1 dose of meningococcal conjugate (MenACWY) vaccine
CDC, National Immunization Survey 2016

Immunization Tdap

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 who received >=1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine since age 10
CDC, National Immunization Survey 2016

Immunizations - Children

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received recommended doses of diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP), polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), hepatitis B, varicella, and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines
CDC, National Immunization Survey 2016

Medical Home for Child with Special Health Care Needs

Percentage of children aged 0 to 17 with special health care needs who received coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home, including having a personal doctor or nurse, a usual source for sick care, family-centered care, and referrals and effective care coordination when needed
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Outcomes

Child Mortality

Age-adjusted number of deaths per 100,000 children aged 1 to 18
CDC, National Vital Statistics System, 2014-2016

Missed School Days

Percentage of children aged 6 to 17 who missed eleven or more days in the past 12 months because of illness or injury
CAHMI, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children’s Health, 2016

Teen Births

Number of births per 1,000 females aged 15 to 19
CDC, National Vital Statistics System, 2015

Teen Suicide

Number of deaths by suicide per 100,000 adolescents aged 15 to 19
CDC, National Vital Statistics System, 2014-2016

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