Posted by Emily Hamstra on February 6th, 2020
Posted in: Children and Teens, Environmental Health
Tags: children and teen health, community health, data, data visualization, environmental health, health disparities, population health
Children who live in neighborhoods with quality early childhood education and schools, safe housing, access to healthy food, parks and playgrounds and clean air are more likely to grow into healthy, productive adults than children who don’t. The Child Opportunity Index (COI) measures and maps the quality of resources and conditions that matter for children in the to develop in a healthy way in the neighborhoods where they live. Access the full data set, or use the maps feature to visualize child opportunity in 100 metro areas in the US.
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