Estimated number of CSHCN: 124,905

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
16.4 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 10.6 9.3
6-11 Years 19.5 17.7
12-17 Years 19.2 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 18.8 17.4
Female 13.8 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 16.4 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 20.2 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 17.5 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 12.7 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 16.5 16.2
White 14.6 16.3
Black 18.3 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native * 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 11.8 11.2
Spanish language household * 8.2
English language household 18.6 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 28.4 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 16.1 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 68.7 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 36.8 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 87.5 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 92.0 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 55.8 64.6
Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the needed services 57.4 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 87.3 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 64.2 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 74.1 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 65.4 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 66.6 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 90.2 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 38.5 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 14.6 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 21.0 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 19.5 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 21.9 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 11.0 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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