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  • Survey: 2016-2017 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Neighborhood Safety and Support
  • Question: Indicator 7.5: Presence of detracting neighborhood elements
  • Sub Group: Adverse childhood experiences

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Indicator 7.5: Does this child live in a neighborhood where there is litter or garbage on the street or sidewalk, poorly kept or rundown housing, or vandalism such as broken windows and graffiti?
Neighborhood does not have any detracting elementsNeighborhood has 1 detracting elementNeighborhood has 2 detracting elementsNeighborhood has all 3 detracting elementsTotal %
No adverse childhood experiences%79.414.43.92.3100.0
C.I.78.3 - 80.513.4 - 15.43.4 - 4.52.0 - 2.8
Sample Count34,6374,9661,325754
Pop. Est.30,875,5735,599,5891,513,336905,508
One adverse childhood experience%
C.I.70.4 - 74.015.1 - 18.15.4 - 7.44.1 - 5.9
Sample Count11,8292,293787486
Pop. Est.12,465,1402,852,7391,098,936846,950
Two or more adverse childhood experiences%
C.I.63.3 - 67.116.2 - 19.37.6 - 9.67.5 - 9.8
Sample Count9,0282,088931759
Pop. Est.9,462,1252,563,7861,240,8121,241,092

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

DATA ALERT: The majority of measures have missing values less than 2% (unweighted). This measure has >=2% of missing cases. To learn about the impact of the missing values on the population count estimates click here.

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Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2016-2017 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from [].