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  • Survey: 2017-2018 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
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  • Topic: Health Care Access and Quality
  • Question: Indicator 4.19: Problem paying medical bills
  • Sub Group: Had problems paying medical bills x Special health care needs status

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Indicator 4.19: During the past 12 months, did your family have problems paying for any of this child’s medical or health care bills?

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StateChildren with special health care needs (CSHCN) %Non-CSHCN %
Alabama15.27.2
Alaska14.36.3
Arizona17.69.2
Arkansas15.79.9
California8.75.1
Colorado19.211.0
Connecticut19.27.4
Delaware18.912.3
District of Columbia7.03.8
Florida22.67.4
Georgia13.610.5
Hawaii6.42.7
Idaho22.28.7
Illinois27.110.1
Indiana22.99.9
Iowa16.58.8
Kansas21.011.2
Kentucky13.59.0
Louisiana11.86.0
Maine23.49.4
Maryland15.97.9
Massachusetts18.69.0
Michigan17.88.8
Minnesota16.010.5
Mississippi13.28.5
Missouri19.29.2
Montana21.411.2
Nebraska20.512.0
Nevada22.38.9
New Hampshire20.58.4
New Jersey13.78.4
New Mexico9.55.3
New York16.94.5
North Carolina22.59.2
North Dakota25.212.9
Ohio9.98.3
Oklahoma15.69.4
Oregon12.18.2
Pennsylvania18.17.1
Rhode Island8.75.8
South Carolina18.28.6
South Dakota25.014.2
Tennessee20.09.1
Texas24.711.7
Utah23.58.8
Vermont16.86.3
Virginia13.39.4
Washington15.06.5
West Virginia17.913.1
Wisconsin26.011.3
Wyoming26.914.2
        Please interpret with caution: estimate has a 95% confidence interval width exceeding 20 percentage points or 1.2 times the estimate and may not be reliable. For more information about the data suppression and display criteria click here.

Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. https://mchb.hrsa.gov/data/national-surveys

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2017-2018 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from [www.childhealthdata.org].

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