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Adobe PDF format Measuring Child Well-Being: An Inventory of Key Indicators, Domains and Indicator | © 2019

The main objectives for compiling this inventory were as follows:
1. To identify indicators currently in use, and routinely published across different countries;
2. To identify indicators that are well-recognised and accepted across different countries;
3. To identify indicators that have been recognised by experts and tested for scientific soundness;
4. To identify the key domains and/or frameworks used to conceptualise child well-being across different countries;
5. To identify the key criteria used to guide the selection of child well-being indicators across different countries; and
6. To provide a resource for others who may be embarking on a similar type project.
This research contributed to the development of a National Set of Child Well-Being Indicators for Irish Children.

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