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BUNCOMBE COUNTY 2019 NC DATA CARD Women who receive Babies born at V Babies born early prenatal care: a low birthweight: pre-term: 9, 0, 9 85.0% 8.8% 9.4% nC 2017 2017 2017 Say 88.1% 2016 8.9% 2016 10.5% 2016 e Children living in Children in households ¥ Median family poor or low-income homes: that are food insecure: income: 9, 9, 42.9% 19.6% $48,464 Zeng 2017 2016 2013-2017 [ofe) Te) lies SECURITY 46.4% 2016 21.8% 2015 $46,902 2012-2016 Children in foster Children assessed for V Teen births per) care per 1,000: abuse or neglect per 1,000: || 1,000 girls ages 15-17: 10.1 75.7 7.3 NEES 2017 2017 2017 Petrie 10 2016 74.0 2016 8.2 2016 3rd grade students || High schoolstudents | |||Residents with bachelor’s scoring proficient in reading: || graduating on time’: degree or higher: 9, 9, 9, 61.6% 87.8% 38.5% een? 2017-2018 2018 2017 ere Nile) 59.7% 2016-2017 88.3% 2017 36.6% 2016 Children without Infant mortality per Child deaths health insurance: 1,000 live births: per 100,000: 9, 3.8% 4.6 52.4 HEALTH 2017 2017 2017 & WELLNESS 4.2% 2016 5.8 2016 54.8 2016 NORTH CAROLINA BUNCOMBE Child population: 2,312,886 Child populate 65,511 Percent under agesix: 31% Percent under agesix: 31% Number oflive births: 120,099 Number olive births: 2,392 hild NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading whole-child Measure of Success. Learn more at: www.buildthefoundation.org/pathways. This data snapshot shows how children and families are faring in 15 key areas of well-being. Access to high-quality health care i important factor to maintaining a child’s physical, mental, and emotional health. Research shows that when parents have health insurance, they have healthier babies, they are better able to stay healthy and care for their children, and their kids are more likely to have health coverage and use it. BUNCOMBE COUNTY nee eeu Cora ca in construction, retail, and food service. BUSOU a) CE Reta a ge eee ae Cun aE Ruan Orta Cree ce nnenaLce Ta ae etd Dae RA a aC Right now, 22,904 people in have no health coverage. That's why it’s ti For complete data notes and sources, visit www.nechild.org Contact Whitney Tucker, research director, with questions at whitney(@nechild.org ‘ren empire NC Child