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  • Survey: 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child Health Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Physical and Dental Health
  • Question: Indicator 1.9a: Children with 1 or more current chronic health conditions
  • Sub Group: Age - 3 groups (0-17 yrs)

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Indicator 1.9a: How many children currently have one or more chronic health conditions from a list of 18 conditions?
No current chronic conditions1 current chronic condition from the list of 18 conditions2 or more current chronic conditions from the list of 18 conditionsTotal %
0-5 yrs old%
C.I.(86.9 - 88.5)(7.6 - 8.9)(3.6 - 4.5)
Sample Count26,4902,3321,174
Pop. Est.21,167,0471,987,267975,415
6-11 yrs old%72.715.911.4100.0
C.I.(71.6 - 73.8)(15.0 - 16.9)(10.6 - 12.1)
Sample Count22,7244,7493,606
Pop. Est.17,795,4283,896,9462,783,550
12-17 yrs old%69.217.513.3100.0
C.I.(68.1 - 70.3)(16.6 - 18.5)(12.5 - 14.1)
Sample Count24,1295,7794,688
Pop. Est.17,368,4944,399,1683,340,254

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

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With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children’s Health was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations, presentations and conclusions included on this site.

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