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Kids County: County breakdown

Sunday, January 29, 2006

The 2005 Kids Count report, which analyzes children's health and well being in Missouri's 114 counties and the city of St. Louis, is based on 2004 data. The following is a look at how local counties ranked in certain categories with 1 being the best and 115 the worst:

SCOTT COUNTY

2005 composite rank: 87

2004 composite rank: 94

Poor students: 86

Teen moms without h.s. diplomas: 75

Low birth weight: 108

Infant mortality: 102

Child death: 74

Child abuse & neglect: 78

Out-of-home placements: 67

Drop outs: 60

Teen births: 83

Teen violent deaths: 58

NEW MADRID COUNTY 2005 composite rank: 112

2004 composite rank: 108

Poor students: 105

Teen moms without h.s. diplomas: 105

Low birth weight:110

Infant mortality: 76

Child death: 97

Child abuse & neglect: 70

Out-of-home placements: 99

Drop outs: 107

Teen births: 113

Teen violent deaths: 90

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY 2005 Composite Rank: 107

2004 Composite Rank: 109

Poor students: 111

Teen moms without h.s. diplomas: 107

Low birth weight: 112

Infant mortality: 72

Child death: 109

Child abuse & neglect: 62

Out-of-home placements: 38

Drop outs: 42

Teen births: 115

Teen violent deaths: 44

STODDARD COUNTY 2005 composite rank: 108

2004 composite rank: 107

Poor students: 84

Teen moms without h.s. diplomas: 74

Low birth weight: 106

Infant mortality: 104

Child death: 64

Child abuse & neglect: 79

Out-of-home placements: 115

Drop outs: 51

Teen births: 52

Teen violent deaths: 26