Estimated number of CSHCN: 39,170

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
17.3 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 10.1 9.3
6-11 Years 20.1 17.7
12-17 Years 21.1 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 19.8 17.4
Female 14.6 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 17.3 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 22.8 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 17.6 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 17.0 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 17.6 16.2
White 17.8 16.3
Black 13.9 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native * 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 15.9 11.2
Spanish language household 12.9 8.2
English language household 20.0 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 26.1 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 75.5 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 44.0 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 91.9 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 93.4 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 65.9 64.6
Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the needed services 65.0 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 93.3 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 68.7 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 87.7 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 71.2 65.1
CSHCN whose families had no difficulties or delays receiving services 71.5 65.9
CSHCN whose families are sometimes or never frustrated in obtaining services 91.6 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 43.7 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 16.8 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 14.7 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 11.3 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 25.6 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 15.0 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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