Estimated number of CSHCN: 241,067

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
13.9 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 7.6 9.3
6-11 Years 17.6 17.7
12-17 Years 17.4 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 16.1 17.4
Female 11.8 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 13.9 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 13.0 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 14.2 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 14.2 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 16.1 16.2
White 15.9 16.3
Black 25.3 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native 13.0 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 11.0 11.2
Spanish language household 7.9 8.2
English language household 13.6 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 30.1 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 18.8 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 66.2 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 36.1 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 85.3 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 92.4 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 52.9 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 85.8 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 60.8 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 78.7 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 59.7 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 60.9 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 86.8 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 35.6 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 24.8 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 24.3 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 12.6 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 26.4 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 18.6 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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