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Annual Report on U.S. Kids' Health a Mixed Bag
Date:7/13/2012

e under 17 were virtually unchanged, at 9.4 percent in 2010 versus 9.6 percent in 2009.
  • Fewer kids are living with an employed parent: 71 percent in 2010 versus 72 percent in 2009.
  • More kids are living in poverty: 22 percent in 2010 compared to 21 percent in 2009. And they're younger: one in four was 5 years old or younger.
  • More kids are living are in counties with above allowable air pollution: 67 percent in 2010; 59 percent in 2009.
  • The Good News

    • The teen birth rate dropped to 17 per 1,000 in 2010, from 20 per 1,000 in 2009.
    • Preterm birth rate dropped to 12 percent in 2010, from 12.2 in 2009.
    • Infant deaths dropped to 6.1 per 1,000 in 2010, from 6.4 per 1,000 births in 2009.
    • Fewer kids are living in "food insecure" homes: 22 percent in 2010 versus 23 percent in 2009.
    • More kids are being vaccinated with meningitis vaccine: 63 percent in 2010 versus 12 percent in 2006.
    • Fewer teens are victims of violent crime: seven in 1,000 in 2010 versus 11 per 1,000 in 2009.
    • Fewer kids are living in homes with smokers: 6.1 percent in 2010 versus 8.4 percent in 2005.

    "I find this report very encouraging about the present, and very worrisome with regard to the future," said Dr. David Katz, director of the Yale Prevention Research Center at the Yale University School of Medicine.

    Most of the actual health measures indicate improvement, he added. "This is testimony to the power of knowledge based on research, and to the benefits of applying what we know from epidemiology to public health in the real world. These are encouraging and gratifying trends," he said.

    "But even as health improves, thanks to research conducted and applied, we are raising more children in poverty. Along with the important potential ill effects of poverty in the short-term, there is a potential adverse effect on personal advancement and educational attainment over the longer
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