Estimated number of CSHCN: 430,222

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
18.4 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 9.7 9.3
6-11 Years 22.8 17.7
12-17 Years 21.9 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 21.7 17.4
Female 14.9 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 18.4 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 21.1 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 20.3 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 15.9 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 18.6 16.2
White 18.0 16.3
Black 20.8 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native * 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 15.5 11.2
Spanish language household * 8.2
English language household 12.4 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 25.0 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 15.1 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 74.5 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 43.7 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 91.6 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 93.5 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 66.0 64.6
Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the needed services 59.9 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 90.6 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 65.1 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 79.3 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 71.7 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 71.9 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 94.1 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 41.2 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 19.0 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 18.2 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 11.0 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 23.3 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 15.5 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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