Child Well-Being and Welfare Module

Maintained/created by: SLAITS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/slaits/child_tx_mn.htm
Geographic unit of data: U.S. state, U.S. county

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Background

Users can download data pertaining to child well-being. Topics include, but are not limited to: childcare, neighborhood safety, and parental employment. The Child Well-Being and Welfare Module of SLAITS is operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services. The Child Well-Being and Welfare module contains information exploring the association between public assistance, program participation, and child well-being. This dataset explores factors including health care coverage, reliable childcare, safe neighborhoods, and parental employment.

Data Notes

Users can download the survey instrument, methodology report, frequency counts as PDFs. Users can download the public-access dataset into SAS statistical software. Questions were drawn from several national telephone surveys. This module was piloted to low income households in Texas and a special Medicaid sample obtained from administrative data in Texas and Minnesota in 1998 and 1999.