Estimated number of CSHCN: 70,609

Prevalence of CSHCN

Prevalence of CSHCN
State %National %
18.5 15.1
Age
AgeState %National %
0-5 Years 11.1 9.3
6-11 Years 23.1 17.7
12-17 Years 21.3 18.4
Sex
SexState %National %
Male 21.0 17.4
Female 15.9 12.7
Poverty Level
Poverty LevelState %National %
0-99% Federal Poverty Level 18.5 16.0
100-199% Federal Poverty Level 25.1 15.4
200-399% Federal Poverty Level 20.0 14.5
400% or More Federal Poverty Level 15.0 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 18.5 16.2
White 18.1 16.3
Black 21.5 17.5
Asian * 8.0
American Indian/Alaska Native * 13.5
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander * 12.3
Multiple Races * 17.9
Hispanic 18.1 11.2
Spanish language household * 8.2
English language household 19.5 14.4

Child Health

Population of CSHCN
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose conditions consistently affect their activities, often a great deal 28.0 27.1
CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness 23.5 15.5
Core System Outcomes
IndicatorState %National %
CSHCN whose families partner in decision making regarding their child's health 72.0 70.3
CSHCN receive coordinated, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home 46.7 43.0
CSHCN with a usual source of care when sick 93.3 90.5
CSHCN with a personal doctor or nurse 91.8 93.1
CSHCN who receive family-centered care 68.5 64.6
Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the needed services 62.0 60.6
CSHCN with insurance for the entire past year 91.0 90.7
Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is adequate 67.4 65.7
Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs 82.4 78.6
Community-based services are organized so families can use them easily 66.6 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 91.1 90.2
Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to adult health care 41.6 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 16.8 22.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for the family 22.0 21.6
CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing or coordinating the child's health care 15.4 13.1
CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working 22.3 25.0
CSHCN whose parents avoided changing jobs to maintain their child's health insurance 14.5 17.7

All statistics are based on parental reports.

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