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My Brother’s Keeper Task Force recommended that government make available and encourage adoption of critical indicators of life outcomes for boys and young men of color and their peers. The Task Force intends to work with the Federal Statistical Agencies to make these and other relevant statistics available at the national level. Additionally, the Task Force will work with state and local agencies, innovators and social entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to create new tools and resources that allow local communities to use their local data to understand and develop strategies to improve youth outcomes. The Task Force and the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics have collected federal statistics on a number of national level indicators to provide an initial snapshot of young people’s well-being across multiple domains, including health, nutrition, poverty, education, economic opportunity and more. Below we provide a selection of these statistical tables and data in several formats to make it more accessible for researchers, developers and the public. Link to Code for MBK page

A Note About Sampling

Many of the data sources used to produce the estimates in these tables collect information from samples of respondents as opposed to collecting information from all people or institutions in the population of interest. Estimates based on data from samples of respondents have associated sampling error. Sampling error accounts for the possibility of different samples being drawn, and how the different samples might result in different estimates. Sampling error must be accounted for when comparing estimates. Tables of estimates that are based on sample data will have an accompanying table of standard errors that need to be used in conjunction with the estimates to account for sampling error. To determine whether differences shown are statistically significant, two-tailed z or t tests at the 0.1 level of significance (90 percent confidence level) or 0.05 level of significance (95 percent confidence level) are typically used. For an example of how to compute the 0.1 level of significance, please see chapter 12 of the American Community Survey Design and Methodology (January 2014) report. For 0.05 levels of significance, use a z-score value of 1.96.

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Environment and Family StructureRate of births to young adult women ages 18–19 and 20-24 per 1,000 women by race/ethnicity, 2000–2012XLSXCSVNational Vital Statistics System

Environment and Family StructureRate of births to young adult women ages 18–19 and 20-24 per 1,000 women by race/ethnicity, 2000–2012XLSXCSVNational Vital Statistics System

Topic Indicator Download Learn more about the source dataset on Data.gov
Environment and Family Structure Adolescents births to those ages 15–17, rate per 1,000 by race/ethnicity: 2000–2012 XLSX
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National Vital Statistics System
Environment and Family Structure Family structure and children’s living arrangements: Percentage of children ages 0–17 by presence of parents in household, sex, and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.govCurrent Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Environment and Family Structure Living arrangements of young adults ages 18–24 by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (CPS) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Environment and Family Structure Number of children living in households in which at least one household member age 12 or older experienced one or more nonfatal violent victimizations by type of violent crime and head of household sex, and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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National Crime Victimization Survey
Environment and Family Structure Percentage of children ages 0-17 in poverty by age group, sex, and race/ethnicity, 2002-2012 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Environment and Family Structure Percentage of children ages 0–17 with housing problems by race/ethnicity of householder, selected years 2003, 2007, and 2011 XLSX
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American Housing Survey
Environment and Family Structure Rate of substantiated maltreatment reports of children ages 0-17 per 1,000 children by sex, race/ethnicity, and age group, 1998-2012 XLSX

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National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 4th-grade public school students by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 4th-grade public school students with disabilities by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2000–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 8th-grade public school students by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 8th-grade public school students with disabilities by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 12th-grade public school students by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scale scores of 12th-grade public school students with disabilities by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 4th-grade public school students by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 4th-grade public school students with disabilities by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2000–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 8th-grade public school students by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 8th-grade public school students with disabilities by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 12th-grade public school students by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Average National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale scores of 12th-grade public school students with disabilities by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2002–2013 XLSX
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National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
Early Care and K-12 Education Center based child care usage for children under the age of 5 years living with mother by sex and race/ethnicity of child, 2005-2011 XLSX Survey of Income and Program Participation
Early Care and K-12 Education International Baccalaureate (IB) program enrollment as a percentage of 11th- and 12th-grade enrollment by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–12 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Number of students in Advanced Placement (AP) courses as percentage of 11th and 12th grade enrollment by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–12 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of public school students who were enrolled in high poverty schools by sex and race/ethnicity, 1999–2000 through 2010–2011 XLSX
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Common Core of Data
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of public school students with disabilities who were enrolled in high poverty schools by sex and race/ethnicity, 1999–2000 through 2010–2011 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of public school students who were expelled during the current year by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–12 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of public school students who received an out-of-school suspension during the current year by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–12 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of public school students with disabilities by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–12 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of public school students with disabilities who were expelled during the current year, by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–12 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of public school students with disabilities who received an out-of-school suspension during the current year by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–2012 XLSX
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Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds who have not completed high school by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2013 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Early Care and K-12 Education Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds whose highest level of educational attainment is high school by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2013 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Postsecondary Education Enrollment in remedial classes: Percentage of first-year undergraduate students who ever took remedial education courses by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years, 1999–2000 through 2011–12 XLSX
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National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
Postsecondary Education Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds enrolled in 2- and 4-year colleges by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Postsecondary Education Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds whose highest level of educational attainment is some college by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2013 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Postsecondary Education Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds whose highest level of educational attainment is an associate’s degree by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2013 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Postsecondary Education Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds who have completed a bachelor’s or higher degree by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2013 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Postsecondary Education Percentage of U.S. resident bachelor’s degrees conferred in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by sex and race/ethnicity, 1999–2000 through 2011–12 XLSX
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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
Jobs and Earnings Labor force participation rates for young adults ages 18–24 by age, sex, and race/ethnicity, 1980–2013 annual averages XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jobs and Earnings Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds who were neither enrolled in school nor working by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jobs and Earnings Median annual earnings (in constant 2012 dollars) of 20- to 24-year-olds with less than high school completion who were not enrolled in school by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jobs and Earnings Median annual earnings (in constant 2012 dollars) of 20- to 24-year-olds who were not enrolled in school whose highest level of educational attainment was high school by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jobs and Earnings Median annual earnings (in constant 2012 dollars) of 20- to 24-year-olds who were not enrolled in school whose highest level of educational attainment was some college by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jobs and Earnings Standard errors for median annual earnings (in constant 2012 dollars) of 20- to 24-year-olds who were not enrolled in school whose highest level of educational attainment was an associate’s degree by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Jobs and Earnings Unemployment rates for young adults ages 18–24 by age, race/ethnicity, and sex, 1980–2013 annual averages XLSX
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Current Population Survey (Data.gov) Current Population Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Health Average Healthy Eating Index-2005 scores (percentage of maximum score), for children ages 2–17 by sex and race/ethnicity, 2003–2004 XLSX National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Health Diagnoses of HIV Infection among persons ages 13–24 per 100,000 people by sex and race/ethnicity, 2009–2011 XLSX
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National Health Security Strategy (NHSS)
Health Percentage of infants with low birthweight by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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National Vital Statistics System
Health Percentage of obese young adults ages 6-17 and 18–24 by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2004 through 2009–2012 XLSX
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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Health Percentage of children ages 0–17 with no usual source of health care by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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National Health Interview Study (NHIS) (on CDC.gov)
Health Percentage of untreated dental caries among individuals ages 15–24 by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011–2012 XLSX National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Health Percentage of children ages 0–17 with current asthma by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2003 through 2010–2012 XLSX
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National Health Interview Survey
Health Percentage of 8th-graders who smoked daily in the past 30 days by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percentage of 10th-graders who smoked daily in the past 30 days by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percentage of 12th-graders who smoked daily in the past 30 days by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percentage of 8th-graders who had 5 or more drinks in a row in the previous 2 weeks, by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percentage of 10th-graders who had 5 or more drinks in a row in the previous 2 weeks, by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percentage of 12th-graders who had 5 or more drinks in a row in the previous 2 weeks, by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percent of 8th-graders who used any illicit drug in past 30 days, by sex by race: 2001-2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percent of 10th-graders who used any illicit drug in past 30 days, by sex by race: 2001-2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percent of 12th-graders who used any illicit drug in past 30 days, by sex by race: 2001-2013 XLSX
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Monitoring the Future
Health Percentage of children ages 5–17 reported by a parent to have serious difficulties with emotions, concentration, behavior, or getting along with other people by sex and race/ethnicity, 2001–2003 through 2010–2012 XLSX
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National Health Interview Survey
Health Percentage of high schools students who did not use a condom during last sexual intercourse among students who were currently sexually active by sex and race/ethnicity, 2011 XLSX
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Health Suicide rates of adolescents ages 15–17 and young adults 18-24 by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 1999–2001 through 2008–2010 XLSX
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National Vital Statistics System
Criminal Justice and Violent Crime Interaction Homicides per 100,000 young adults ages 18–24 by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2010 XLSX
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National Vital Statistics System
Criminal Justice and Violent Crime Interaction Imprisonment rates of 18- to 24-year-olds sentenced to more than 1 year under the jurisdiction of state correctional authorities per 100,000 by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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National Prisoner Statistics National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP)
Criminal Justice and Violent Crime Interaction Mortality rates of adolescents ages 15-17 by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 1999-2001 and 2008-2010 XLSX National Vital Statistics System
Criminal Justice and Violent Crime Interaction Nonfatal victimization rates by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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National Crime Victimization Survey
Criminal Justice and Violent Crime Interaction Rate of juveniles placed in residential facilities per 100,000 by sex and race/ethnicity, selected years 2001–2011 XLSX
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Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement
Criminal Justice and Violent Crime Interaction Rate of serious violent crime victimization of youth ages 12-17, per 1,000 youth, by sex and race/ethnicity, 2000–2012 XLSX
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National Crime Victimization Survey

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