Based on statistics for overall child well-being and in economic well-being, education, health and family and community, New Hampshire was ranked as having the best outcomes for children. New Mexico was ranked last. Overall child well-being is based on an index of 16 indicators: four indicators in each general categories of economic well-being, education, health, and family and community. The rankings were reported in the 2018 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends In Child Well-Being by researchers with the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The KIDS COUNT Data Book is an annual publication that . . .