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Children who have experienced death of parent/guardian in Delaware

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Why This Indicator Matters

Children who experience the death of a parent/guardian are likely to experience depression. The death of a parent/ guardian can cause symptoms of irregular behavior and trouble with participating in daily functions. leading to negative effects on the development of the child’s social and academic skills.
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Definition and Source



Children who experienced the death of a parent or guardian, two-year average

Data Source

Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children's Health

Last Updated

April 2024