Publications

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Florida Household Income

Florida Household Income [2014]
Presents a snapshot of Florida earnings including all households, median and range incomes with a focus on family households. View flyer.

Florida Race for Results

Race for Results-building a path to opportunity for all children: Florida [2014]
Presents data for Florida children using the National KIDS COUNT race for results index, which compares how children are progressing on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups. View flyer.

Florida At A Glance Fact Sheet [2013]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Statewide indicator summaries of 2011 and 2011/12 data on population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the law. County level data is available upon request.

Wraparound Orange Presents: A Data Framework for Addressing the Needs of Orange County's Children, Youth & Families. [2013]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Statewide and Orange County indicators are presented including population, living arrangements, education, select risk indicators, and youth and the law. This work is a collaboration between Wraparound Orange, and the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida as part of a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant to develop a system of care for children, youth and their families.

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Florida Mothers & Babies [2013]
A brief presenting data on Florida's young mothers focusing on 2012 data along with trend data. The brief includes data by age categories, race and ethnicity, marital status, birth weight, prenatal care, delivery payment source, and WIC participation. View brief.

KIDS COUNT

Florida Education Snapshot [2013]

(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) This brief uses Florida demographic and education data to provide a snapshot of the state of education in our state and key indicators that affect education outcomes. View report.

Indicator Brief: Florida Population [2012]

(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Office of Economic & Demographic Research (EDR), this brief depicts what Florida population looked like in the past and what is projected for our state. View report.

3rdGradeReadingMatters

Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Still Matters in Florida: 2012 Supplement [2012]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) This brief updates the data presented in the 2011 reading brief. The key indicators for this report are from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading assessment. View Original report.

Florida At A Glance

Florida At A Glance Fact Sheet [2012]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Statewide indicator summaries of 2010 and 2010/11 data on population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the law. County level data is available upon request. View terminology.

Families And Communities Together Presents: A Data Framework for Addressing the Needs of Seminole County's Children, Youth & Families. KNOW THE FACTS. Number 1. [February 2012]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Statewide and Seminole County indicators are presented including population, living arrangements, education, select risk indicators, and youth and the law.

2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book: A Florida Comparison [2011]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Provides a comparison of the United States and Florida based on the National KIDS COUNT indicators of child well-being.

Florida At A Glance Fact Sheet [2011]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Statewide indicator summaries of 2009 and 2009/10 data on population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the law. County level data is available upon request.

Florida At A Glance Fact Sheet [2010]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Statewide indicator summaries of 2008 and 2008/09 data on population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the law. County level data is available upon request.

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2010 KIDS COUNT Data Book: A Florida Comparison [2010]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT). Provides a comparison of the United States and Florida based on the National KIDS COUNT indicators of child well-being.

Data Center Training Guide

Florida KIDS COUNT Data Center Training Guide [2010]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) A guide teaching the navigation of the online KIDS COUNT Data Center. The Data Center provides access to hundreds of measures of child well-being including national and local data sets. Utilize data within the bounds of a single state or territory, including community-level data; search by location or topic; create profiles, maps, rankings, line graphs, or raw data. Data sets are continually updated and added as they become available.

Florida Mothers and Babies 2010

Florida Mothers and Babies [2010]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) A brief presenting data on Florida's mothers and babies focusing on 2008 data. The brief includes data by age categories, race and ethnicity, marital status, birth weight, prenatal care, education, and health representing both mothers and babies. Statewide graphic and table indicators are presented.

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Florida Young Mothers [2010]
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) A brief presenting data on Florida's young mothers focusing on 2007 data. The brief includes data by age categories, race and ethnicity, marital status, birth weight, prenatal care, delivery payment source, and WIC participation. Statewide graphics, tables, and county indicator data are presented.

Archive


  • Child Maltreatment In Florida: A Data Retrospect [2009]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) The brief provides a look at child protection data at the statewide and county level over eight years, from 1996-2003.
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2009
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of  Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health  Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.)  County and statewide indicator summaries of 2007 and 2007/08 data on  population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the  law. To order a print copy of this publication please contact us or go to: https://fmhi.pro-copy.com/
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2008]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) County and statewide indicator summaries of 2006 and 2006/07 data on population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the law. To order a print copy of this publication please contact us or go to: https://fmhi.pro-copy.com/.
  • Imagine Poverty Postcard Series [2008]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) A postcard series depicting poverty for three child age groups. To learn more please visit Why Child Poverty Matters.
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2007]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) County and statewide indicator summaries of 2005 and 2005/06 data on population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the law.
  • Florida Young Mothers [2006]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) A tri-fold flyer depicting the status of births to Florida's teen mothers in 2004, including age categories, marital status, birth weight and prenatal care. Statewide graphics, tables, and county indicator data are presented.
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2006]
    Presenting 2004 and 2004/2005 data.
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2005]
    Presenting 2003 and 2003/04 data.
  • Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide Announcement [2005]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) A flyer highlighting The Guide produced here at the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute. The flyer contains national, state, and county findings and data.
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2004]
    Presenting 2002 and 2002/03 data.
  • Florida KIDS COUNT Data Book [2004]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) This data book has been designed to provide a baseline of information describing the lives of children and their families in Florida. Topics include population, living arrangements, race and ethnic origin, income factors, and multi-year trend data using traditional indicators of well-being for each of Florida's 67 counties.
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2003]
    Presenting 2001 and 2001/02 data.
  • Florida's Children At A Glance [2002]
    Presenting 2000 and 2000/01 data.
  • A Closer Look at Families: Living Arrangements [2001]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) A brief presenting data from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families, the Current Population Survey, and Florida Vital Statistics, highlighting the association between family living arrangements and health and well-being issues that influence Florida's children including age categories, poverty level, activity level and trend data. United States and Florida graphics, tables, and county indicator data are presented.
  • A Closer Look at Families: Health Care [2001]
    (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, Center for the Study of Children's Futures.) A brief presenting data from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families, the Current Population Survey, and Florida Kid Care, providing insight into health care coverage and health care service delivery for Florida's children including age categories, poverty level, race/ethnicity and trend data. United States and Florida graphics, tables, and Florida Kid Care county indicator data are presented.
  • Snapshots of Florida's Families: Income and Hardship [2000]
    Florida and United States figures from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families are compared.
  • Snapshots of Florida's Families: Health [2000]
    Florida and United States figures from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families are compared.
  • Snapshots of Florida's Families: Children's Environment and Behavior [2000]
    Florida and United States figures from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families are compared.
  • Snapshots of Florida's Families: Adult's Environment and Behavior [2000]
    Florida and United States figures from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families are compared.