Estimated number of CSHCN: 30,571

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
14.0 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 7.6 9.3
6-11 Years 15.9 17.7
12-17 Years 18.2 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 16.0 17.4
Female 11.9 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 14.0 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 16.1 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 15.8 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 13.9 16.2
White 13.6 16.3
Black 29.3 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native 13.9 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 16.3 11.2
Spanish language household * 8.2
English language household 17.3 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 30.6 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 22.3 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 72.9 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 39.1 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 89.5 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 86.6 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 64.3 64.6
Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the needed services 53.3 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 83.9 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 62.6 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 70.6 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 54.3 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 55.0 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 81.5 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 48.6 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 31.3 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 29.8 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 13.2 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 23.1 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 20.4 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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