n April 2007, all public high school eleventh graders in the states of Colorado, Illinois, and Michigan were tested with the ACT as required by each state. Colorado, Illinois, and Michigan students who met ACT's 2008 graduating class criteria are included in the 2008 graduating class average score results. Consistent with ACT's reporting policies, graduating class test results are reported only for students tested under standard time conditions.
The ratio of the nonworking population- people under 15 or over 65-to the working population- people 15-64
Old-Age Dependency Ratio of the Total Population
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Percent of adults who smoke. U.S. total does not include territories. Data represent adults who reported that they currently smoke every day or some days. Data based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an ongoing, state-based, random-digit-dialed telephone survey of noninstitutionalized civilian adults aged 18 years and older.Percentages are weighted to reflect population characteristics.
Children enrolled in nursery school, preschool or kindergarten by age group. The share of children ages 3 to 5 enrolled in nursery school or kindergarten during the previous two months.
Percent of Children (10-17) who are Overweight or Obese. Overweight or Obese: BMI at or above the 85th percentile of the CDC growth charts for age and gender.BMI-for-age: Body Mass Index for children and teens, also called BMI-for-age, is the number calculated from a child''s weight and height. BMI ranges for children and teens take into account normal differences in body fat between boys and girls and differences in body fat at various ages. It provides a reliable indicator of body fatness...