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Infants Born to Fathers with <12 Years Education

This indicator measures the percentage of infants born to fathers with less than 12 years of education.

Infants Born to Fathers with <12 Years Education

23.1
30.1
Comparison: CA Counties 

19.7

percent
Measurement Period: 2010

County: Marin

Categories: Health / Family Planning, Education / Educational Attainment in Adult Population, Health / Maternal, Fetal & Infant Health
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 57 California counties.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2013

Why is this important?

Parents' educational attainment has a profound impact on the condition of families. There is a strong relationship between parents' educational attainment and poverty, literacy, and educational attainment rates for children. Education is directly related to higher earnings and greater job security. In addition, higher educational attainment is associated with better neighborhoods and schools, lower divorce rates and better overall health.

Infants Born to Fathers with <12 Years Education : Time Series

2008: 19.9 2009: 17.9 2010: 19.7

percent

Infants Born to Fathers with <12 Years Education

Comparison: Prior Value 

19.7

percent
Measurement Period: 2010

County: Marin

Categories: Health / Family Planning, Education / Educational Attainment in Adult Population, Health / Maternal, Fetal & Infant Health
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2013

Why is this important?

Parents' educational attainment has a profound impact on the condition of families. There is a strong relationship between parents' educational attainment and poverty, literacy, and educational attainment rates for children. Education is directly related to higher earnings and greater job security. In addition, higher educational attainment is associated with better neighborhoods and schools, lower divorce rates and better overall health.

Infants Born to Fathers with <12 Years Education : Time Series

2008: 19.9 2009: 17.9 2010: 19.7

percent