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QUALITY OF LIFE INDEX // Our times as told by statistics

Number of women and children served by The Spring domestic violence shelter during the 12 months that ended in June 1995: 1,335

Estimated number of women and children The Spring expects to serve during the 12 months ending this June 30: 1,548

Cases of AIDS in Hillsborough County, 1993: 840

Cases of AIDS in Hillsborough, 1994: 441

Cases of AIDS in Hillsborough, 1995: 428

Thefts in Hillsborough County, 1994: 46,446

Thefts in Hillsborough County, 1995: 43,740

Percentage of Hillsborough County 10th-graders who scored higher than the national average on a nationwide math skills assessment test last year: 53

Percentage of Hillsborough 10th-graders who scored higher than the national average on the math skills test this year: 49

Number of juvenile delinquents brought into Hillsborough County's Juvenile Assessment Center after getting in trouble with the law in October 1995: 763

Percentage of those delinquents who had been through the Juvenile Assessment Center before after getting in trouble with the law: 54.6

SOURCES FOR QUALITY OF LIFE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS: The Spring.

AIDS: "The Florida AIDS, STD and TB Monthly Surveillance Report," February 1996, published by the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, State Health Office, Office of Disease Intervention.

THEFTS: Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

MATH SCORES: Florida Department of Education.

RECIDIVISM OF JUVENILE DELINQUENTS: Hillsborough County Juvenile Assessment Center summary of delinquent youths processed at the center for October 1995, the most recent month for which statistics are available.

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