Colorado by the Numbers: Appendices from At What
Child abuse and neglect risk factors. Data in the appendices is grouped into the
following topic areas:
- Economic Risk Indicators Includes 1994 Percent Low-Income Children.
1994 Average Annual Wage, 1994 Unemployment Rate, and 1980-90 Percent Increase in
Mothers Who Work.
- Family Risk Indicators Includes 1993 Teen Birth Rate, 1993 Percent Births to
Unwed Mothers, 1990 Percent Children Living with No Parent, and 1993 Juvenile Status Arrest Rates per 1000.
- Stress Risk Indicators Includes 1993 Percent Births to Mothers with High School
Education, 1993 Percent Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care, 1990 Percent Households in Same Residence 1 year,
1993 Adult Substance Abuse Arrest Rate, 1990 Percent Households paying 30%+ Income on Housing.
- Violence Risk Indicators Includes 1993 Child Abuse and Neglect Rate,
1993 Violent Crime Rate, 1993 Juvenile Violent Crime Arrest Rate.
- Capacity Indicators I Includes 1993/94 Child Mental Health Treatment Rate, 1993/94 Adult Mental Health Treatment Rate,
1993/94 Juvenile Substance Treatment Rate, 1993/94 Adult Substance Treatment Rate, 1993 Subsidized Child Care Rate.
- Capacity Indicators II Includes 1994 Medicaid Recipients with Primary Care
Physician, 1990 Physicians per 100,000, 1990 Percent Households Occupied by Homeowner, 1990 Persons/Housing Unit,
1990 Percent Non-English Speaking Persons.
- Technical Notes and Data Sources.
Source: Bailey, Terri. At What Risk? County Assessments of Safety and
Risk for Child Abuse
and Neglect in Colorado. Denver, CO: Piton Foundation, 
This document was prepared as "part of a federal grant to the Colorado Division of Child
Welfare Services" and distributed to Colorado state documents depository libraries. The call number in the State Publications
Database is HU6/15/2/R49/1995.
The Piton Foundation graciously granted its permission to make the statistical data in the appendices
available to the State of Colorado on the Internet via the homepage of the Government Publications Library, University of Colorado
at Boulder. Analysis of the data is available in the written report.
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