NM ranks 50th in child well-being
July 22, 2019 11:54 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- New Mexico ranked at the bottom of a new list for child well-being.
According to the 2019 Kids Count Data Book, New Mexico is ranked 50th for the third time since 2013.
The ranking is based on 16 indicators for child well-being. They include child poverty, teen deaths and teen birth rates.
The report highlights one area of improvement for New Mexico. The state's child poverty rate dropped from 30% to 27%.
Updated: July 22, 2019 11:54 AM
Created: June 17, 2019 08:59 AM
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