The 2011 Child Health Report Card, issued jointly by Action for Children North Carolina and the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, finds infant mortality in North Carolina has dropped to 7 per 1,000 live births — an all-time low for the state. ...
The proportion of children living in poverty increased for the second consecutive year. One in four children in North Carolina now live in a family earning less than the poverty guideline, a significant challenge for child well-being. ...Read the full article