Estimated number of CSHCN: 139,580

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
19.8 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 12.3 9.3
6-11 Years 27.1 17.7
12-17 Years 20.3 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 21.3 17.4
Female 18.2 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 19.8 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 26.3 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 18.3 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 17.5 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 20.5 16.2
White 18.6 16.3
Black 25.6 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native * 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 13.6 11.2
Spanish language household 8.9 8.2
English language household 22.3 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 32.5 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 17.9 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 67.8 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 43.9 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 88.9 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 89.6 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 61.3 64.6
Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the needed services 59.1 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 91.8 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 63.7 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 71.5 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 59.1 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 61.5 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 86.6 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 32.4 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 16.9 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 21.2 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 15.8 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 25.5 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 16.0 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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