Summary of Research Findings: Awareness, Use and Perceptions of KIDS COUNT Among Congressional Staff

A KIDS COUNT Working Paper

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

December 7, 2007


In 2007, 151 senior Congressional staff members were asked about the Casey Foundation and KIDS COUNT, a Casey project providing annual data on national and state-by-state indicators of child well-being. The findings from that survey are provided in this report. 

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Key Takeaway

454 summ Of Research 1

Over 75% of staff familiar with the Data Book think it is clear, understandable, credible, relevant to legislators and useful.

454 summ Of Research 2

58% of those familiar with the KIDS COUNT Data Book use it to do background research on an issue.

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