Estimated number of CSHCN: 997,157

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
10.6 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 6.4 9.3
6-11 Years 12.5 17.7
12-17 Years 13.1 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 12.9 17.4
Female 8.2 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 10.6 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 8.5 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 8.4 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 12.3 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 12.1 16.2
White 12.8 16.3
Black 15.7 17.5
Asian 6.7 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native * 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 9.1 11.2
Spanish language household 7.5 8.2
English language household 10.8 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 29.2 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 12.5 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 61.8 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 38.3 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 90.5 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 94.1 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 61.2 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 91.7 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 62.8 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 77.5 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 64.8 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 65.5 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 88.0 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 37.4 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 21.8 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 24.2 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 16.3 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 29.4 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 22.0 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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