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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2010
Report, July 2010. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. 24 pages. NCJ 231179.
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2006
Report, July 2006. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. 18 pages. NCJ 214787.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1997
Report, July 1997. The 1997 report, the first in the series of annual reports on the well-being of children, features a special indicator on child abuse. 107 pages. NCJ 165472.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1998
Report, July 1998. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 1998 report of this annual series presents data on six key demographic measures and two measures of safety/well-being. 123 pages. NCJ 171150.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1999
Report, July 1999. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 1999 report of this annual series includes a special feature on children who have difficulty performing everyday activities. 79 pages. NCJ 176366.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2000
Report, July 2000. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2000 report of this annual series includes special features on kindergartners' knowledge and skills and youth participation in volunteer activities. 77 pages. NCJ 182680.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2001
Report, July 2001. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2001 report of this annual series includes special features on asthma prevalence and youth employment. 141 pages. NCJ 188155.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2002
Report, July 2002. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2002 report of this annual series includes a feature on children with at least one foreign-born parent. 143 pages. NCJ 195647.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2007, Tenth Anniversary Edition
Report, July 2007. Presents detailed information on the welfare of children and families including such topics as family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. 207 pages. NCJ 219130.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2011
Report, July 2011. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. 223 pages. NCJ 235151.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2009
Report, July 2009. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. 216 pages. NCJ 226963.
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2004
Report, July 2004. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. 17 pages. NCJ 205911.
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Assessment of Space Needs in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities Report to Congress 1998
Reports, July 1998. Assesses present and future needs for space in the nation's juvenile detention and correctional facilities. 118 pages. NCJ 188796.
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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in Confinement
Bulletin, February 2009. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. 16 pages. NCJ 214434.
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Child Welfare National Data Analysis System
Fact Sheet, November 1999. Describes the nation's first comprehensive and interactive child welfare database: the National Data Analysis System. 2 pages. FS 99120.
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Children in Custody 1991: Private Facilities
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of OJJDP's 1991 survey of privately operated juvenile detention, correction, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9302.
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Children in Custody 1991: Public Juvenile Facilities
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of OJJDP's 1991 survey of privately operated juvenile detention, correction, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9305.
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Counting America's Youth: Easy Access to Population Data
Fact Sheet, October 2000. Describes Easy Access to Juvenile Populations, a new online interactive data dissemination tool that provides demographic information about U.S. juveniles. 2 pages. FS 200014.
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Counting What Counts: The Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement
Fact Sheet, January 1998. Describes OJJDP's Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement, which collects individual information for each juvenile held in residential facilities and asks questions about the juvenile's legal status, including court of jurisdiction, adjudicatory status, and the state or county that has jurisdiction over the juvenile. 2 pages. FS 9874.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents statistics on the use of detention in delinquency caseloads handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200307.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1989-1998
Fact Sheet, January 2002. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1989-1998. 2 pages. FS 200201.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1988–1997
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1988–1997. 2 pages. FS 200017.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1987–1996
Fact Sheet, August 1999. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1987–1996. 2 pages. FS 99115.
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Gang Members on the Move
Bulletin, October 1998. Examines whether gang migration has been a major influence in the proliferation of gangs. 12 pages. NCJ 171153.
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Gang Membership, Delinquent Peers, and Delinquent Behavior
Bulletin, October 1998. Describes the findings of OJJDP-funded longitudinal research involving juveniles in Seattle, WA, and Rochester, NY. 12 pages. NCJ 171119.
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Growth of Youth Gang Problems in the United States: 1970-1998
Report, April 2001. Provides information on statistical trends in the development and growth of youth gang problems in the United States during the quarter century preceding December 1995 by examining changes in the numbers, types, and localities reporting the presence of gang problems. 143 pages. NCJ 181868.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
Bulletin, September 2004. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. 12 Pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
Report, June 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. 75 pages. NCJ 159535.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
Report, May 1998. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. 112 pages. NCJ 170607.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
Report, July 1999. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996. 113 pages. NCJ 168963.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
Report, June 2000. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. 118 pages. NCJ 180864.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
Report, June 2003. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. 115 pages. NCJ 193696.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
Report, November 2003. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. 114 pages. NCJ 201241.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
Report, February 1996. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
Report, August 1997. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
Report, September 1999. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
Report, March 2006. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
Report, August 1995. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This publication is not available online. 100 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected Findings
Bulletin, July 2011. Summarizes 2008 data from the biannual Juvenile Residential Facility Census, which collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 12 pages. NCJ 231683
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Survey
Report, February, 2009. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. Available online only. 55 pages. NCJ 213691.
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Juveniles in Corrections
Bulletin: OJJDP National Report Series, June 2004. Presents the latest available national and state-level data from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP). 24 pages. NCJ 202885.
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Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2008
Fact Sheet, February 2010. Presents information about juvenile offenders held in residential placement. 2 pages. NCJ 229379.
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OJJDP Research: Making a Difference for Juveniles
Report, August 1999. Summarizes key initiatives undertaken by OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in research, evaluation, and statistics. 55 pages. NCJ 177602.
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OJJDP Research 2000 Report
Report, May 2001. Summarizes representative achievements of OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in the areas of research, evaluation, and statistics from August 1999 to the present. 71 pages. NCJ 186732.
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Substance Abuse: The Nation’s Number One Health Problem
Fact Sheet, May 2001. Summarizes findings from Substance Abuse: The Nation's Number One Health Problem, a report that tracks positive and negative trends in adult and youth smoking, drinking, and illicit drug use over the past three decades. 2 pages. FS 200117.
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