Estimated number of CSHCN: 200,367

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
17.8 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 13.2 9.3
6-11 Years 20.7 17.7
12-17 Years 19.5 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 20.3 17.4
Female 15.2 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 17.8 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 21.7 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 17.8 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 15.4 14.7
Hispanic Origin and Race
Origin and RaceState %National %
*Due to the small size of this group in the state's population, data have been suppressed to protect respondents’ confidentiality.
Non-Hispanic 18.1 16.2
White 17.1 16.3
Black 20.6 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native * 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 13.1 11.2
Spanish language household * 8.2
English language household 25.9 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 22.7 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 15.2 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 74.0 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 50.7 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 93.8 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 90.4 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 65.8 64.6
Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the needed services 64.7 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 91.8 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 69.9 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 75.8 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 73.5 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 74.5 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 93.0 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 34.8 40.0
Impact on the Family
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families pay $1,000 or more out of pocket in medical expenses per year for the child 15.2 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 19.0 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 15.1 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 21.4 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 13.5 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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