Index of Social Health

"The Index of Social Health [...] monitors the social well-being of American society. [...] The Index of Social Health is based on sixteen social indicators. These are: infant mortality, child abuse, child poverty, teenage suicide, teenage drug abuse, high school dropouts, unemployment, weekly wages, health insurance coverage, poverty among the elderly, out-of-pocket health-care costs among the elderly, homicides, alcohol-related traffic fatalities, food insecurity, affordable housing, and income inequality."

Institute for Innovation in Social Policy, http://iisp.vassar.edu/ish.html, retrieved on 12.01.2015

Data host: 

Institute for Innovation in Social Policy

Unit of Measurement: 

Index

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Scientific institute