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Child well-being categories

Child deaths, ages 1-14, (rate per 100,000)

Bibb: 16.1

Houston: 31.2

State: 20.5

Children from low-income families enrolled in the Georgia Pre-K program

Bibb: 64.9 percent

Houston: 57.2 percent

State: 56 percent

Children living in poverty

Bibb: 38.7 percent

Houston: 21.2 percent

State: 25 percent

Children living with a single parent

Bibb: 47 percent

Houston: 33.6 percent

State: 32.7 percent

Babies born to mothers who received prenatal care in their first trimester

Bibb: 96.5 percent

Houston: 83.1 percent

State: 83.4 percent

Low birth weight

Bibb: 13.6 percent

Houston: 9.4 percent

State: 9.8 percent

Substantiated incidents of child abuse (rate per 1,000)

Bibb: 10.3

Houston: 2.9

State: 2.8

Teen births, ages 15-19 (rate per 1,000)

Bibb: 51

Houston: 38.8

State: 41.2

Teen deaths by homicide, suicide and accident (rate per 100,000)

Bibb: 50.9

Houston: no information available

State: 36.9

Teens who drop out of high school

Bibb: 13.1 percent

Houston: 5.4 percent

State: 8.4 percent

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