Statistical handbook on the world's children / Chandrika Kaul.

Author
Kaul, Chandrika [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Westport, Conn. : Oryx Press, 2002.
Description
xxi, 544 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

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Subject(s)
ChildrenStatistics [Browse]
Library of Congress genre(s)
Statistics [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Demographics and vital statistics. Child population -- Sex ratio at birth -- Child population projections -- Youth dependency ratio -- Infant mortality rate ... . Education. Number of schools -- Compulsory education -- Entrance age and duration of schooling by level -- Net apparent intake rate -- Enrollment ratios -- Age-specific enrollment ratio -- Gender and wealth types of education -- Class size and pupil-teacher ratio ... . Health and nutrition. Central government expenditures for health care -- Access to safe water -- Access to sanitation -- Hospital beds -- Health care professionals -- Births attended by skilled personnel ... . Disease, hunger and malnutrition. Causes of death -- Preventable diseases -- Malaria -- Childhood cancer -- Deaths from preventable injuries -- Deaths from traffic accidents -- Vitamin and mineral deficiencies ... . Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Beginning of the epidemic -- Children living with HIV/AIDS -- AIDS deaths -- Teens and the AIDS info gap -- AIDS orphans -- AIDS and education -- Economics. Gross domestic and national product per capita -- Indebtedness -- Official development assistance (ODA) -- Spending for basic social services -- Human poverty index (HPI) -- International poverty line (IPL) ...
  • Family, social environment and behavior. Human development index (HDI) -- The child risk measure (CRM) -- Households -- Average family size -- Children living away from parents -- Foster care and foster children -- Institutional and state care -- Adoption -- Children of divorce ... . Crime, violence, and war. Illegal drug use -- Age of criminal responsibility -- Juvenile crimes -- Juvenile prisoners -- Homicide, suicide, and firearm-related deaths ... .
Other title(s)
World's children
ISBN
1573563900
LCCN
2002277771
OCLC
48880389
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