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Reports

Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters  (BOCYF,HCS)
2011

Despite the fact that the U.S. government currently supports hundreds of data sets and measures through federal surveys and administrative data systems, the United States lacks robust national- and... Read more


Depression in Parents, Parenting, and Children: Opportunities to Improve Identification, Treatment, and Prevention  (NRC)
2009

Depression is a widespread condition affecting approximately 7.5 million parents in the U.S. each year and may be putting at least 15 million children at risk for adverse health outcomes. Based on... Read more


Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth: Assessing and Improving Child Health  (IOM,BOCYF)
2004

Children's health has clearly improved over the past several decades. Significant and positive gains have been made in lowering rates of infant mortality and morbidity from infectious diseases and... Read more


From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development  (IOM)
2000

How we raise young children is one of today's most highly personalized and sharply politicized issues, in part because each of us can claim some level of "expertise." The debate has intensified as... Read more


Youth, Pornography, and the Internet  (CSTB)
2002

The Internet has changed the way we access the world. This is especially true for kids, who soak up new technologies like eager little sponges. They have access to an enormous array of material,... Read more


Children of Immigrants:Health, Adjustment, and Public Assistance  (CBASSE)
1999

Immigrant children and youth are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, and so their prospects bear heavily on the well-being of the country. Children of Immigrants represents some of the... Read more


Longitudinal Surveys of Children  (CBASSE)
1998

The Committee and the Board on Children, Youth, and Families convened in September a workshop to discuss ways to foster greater collaboration and sharing of information among principal investigators... Read more



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