Child Health USA 2003

 Child Health USA 2003

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Home | Table of Contents | Preface | Introduction | Population Characteristics |
Health Status-Infants
| Health Status-Children | Health Status-Adolescents |
Health Services Financing and Utilization
| State Data | City Data | References | Contributors

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Population Characteristics

Population of children
Foreign-born population
Children with special health care needs
Children in poverty
School dropouts
Working mothers and childcare
Impact of CSHCN on parental employment
Maternal age

Health Status

Infants
Breastfeeding
Low birth weight
Very low birth weight
Comparison of national infant mortality rates
Infant mortality
Neonatal and postneonatal mortality
Maternal mortality

Children
Vaccine-preventable diseases
Child abuse and neglect
Pediatric AIDS
Hospitalization
Hospital discharge trends
Child mortality
Childhood deaths due to injury

Adolescents
Adolescents
Adolescent childbearing
Sexual activity and condom use
Sexually transmitted diseases
Adolescent HIV infection
Adolescent AIDS
Young adult AIDS
Violence
Physical activity and overweight
Cigarette smoking
Substance abuse
Adolescent mortality
Adolescent deaths due to injury

Health Services Financing and Utilization

Health care financing
Health care financing for CSHCN
Vaccination coverage levels
Recommended childhood immunization schedule
Dental care
Physician visits
Place of physician contact
Place of physician contact for CSHCN
Hospital Utilization
Prenatal care

State Data

Low birth weight and prenatal care
Medicaid enrollees
CHIP
Health insurance status
Uninsured
Infant and neonatal mortality

City Data

Birth weight
Infant mortality
Prenatal care

References

Contributors

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Home | Table of Contents | Preface | Introduction | Population Characteristics |
Health Status-Infants
| Health Status-Children | Health Status-Adolescents |
Health Services Financing and Utilization
| State Data | City Data | References | Contributors