Children in out-of-home care (3-year) in Kentucky

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Kentucky Youth Advocates has provided data disaggregated by race and ethnicity for Kentucky counties for which reliable data exists. Access the data at
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Definitions: Rate per 1,000 children ages 0-17 of children who lived in out-of-home care due to abuse or neglect.

Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services. Child population data for rate calculation is from the U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, processed by Kentucky Youth Advocates.

Footnotes: Out-of-home care includes placements with licensed foster homes with relatives or unrelated caregivers, or institutional placements such as group homes and residential treatment facilities. Data are collected to reflect the county of the case manager's office. The numerator for the rate calculation is the sum of three years of data. The denominator for the rate calculation is the midpoint year child population estimate.

*= Rates not calculated for fewer than 6 events.

Updated 11/13/2018