North Carolina has another mixed report card on overall child well being

According to the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, "the state worsened in six categories: children in poverty; children living in high-poverty areas; children whose parents lacks secure employment; preschoolers not in educational settings; eighth graders not proficient in math; children in single-parent households."

"A select amount of data was boiled down to the metro level. In the Winston-Salem metropolitan statistical area of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes and Yadkin counties, 32.6 percent of children live in poverty, while 4.3 percent live in households without health insurance." Read more at the Winston-Salem Journal.