Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for United States

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Children ages 0 to 8 below 200 percent poverty (Number & Percent)

Location Poverty Level Data Type 2005 2012
United StatesBelow 200% povertyNumber15,153,00017,215,000
United StatesBelow 200% povertyPercent43%48%
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Children ages 0 to 8 at or above 200 percent poverty (Number & Percent)

Location Poverty Level Data Type 2005 2012
United StatesAt or above 200% povertyNumber20,412,00018,593,000
United StatesAt or above 200% povertyPercent57%52%
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Children ages 3 to 4 not attending preschool (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2005 - 2007 2006 - 2008 2007 - 2009 2008 - 2010 2009 - 2011
United StatesNumber4,669,0004,381,0004,387,0004,234,0004,325,000
United StatesPercent56%54%53%53%54%
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Children ages 3 and 4 not attending preschool, by poverty status (Percent & Number)

Location Children in preschool Data Type 2010 - 2012 2005 - 2007 2009 - 2011
United StatesChildren below 200% poverty not in preschoolPercent63%64%63%
United StatesChildren below 200% poverty not in preschoolNumber2,428,0002,192,0002,338,000
United StatesChildren at or above 200% poverty not in preschoolPercent45%48%45%
United StatesChildren at or above 200% poverty not in preschoolNumber1,878,0002,208,0001,909,000
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Children under age 6 whose parents had predictive concerns about their development (Percent & Number)

Location Data Type 2011 - 2012
United StatesPercent26%
United StatesNumber5,948,471
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Children under age 6 who received a developmental screening (Percent & Number)

Location Data Type 2011 - 2012
United StatesPercent30%
United StatesNumber6,132,446
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Children ages birth to 3 whose parent did not receive a new parent home visit (Percent & Number)

Location Data Type 2011 - 2012
United StatesPercent86%
United StatesNumber13,546,490
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