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  • Survey: 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) – Child
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Health Care Access and Utilization
  • Question: Unmet needs for health care due to cost
  • Sub Group: Race/ethnicity of child

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During the past 12 months, how many children needed care, but didn't get care because they couldn't afford it - from 7 types of medical care?
One or more unmet needs due to costNo unmet needs due to costTotal %
C.I.(9.3 - 11.8)(88.2 - 90.7)
Sample Count3803,446
Pop. Est.1,894,18116,012,426
White, non-Hispanic%5.594.5100.0
C.I.(4.8 - 6.3)(93.7 - 95.2)
Sample Count3385,876
Pop. Est.2,134,14436,388,599
Black, non-Hispanic%6.193.9100.0
C.I.(4.9 - 7.4)(92.6 - 95.1)
Sample Count1301,728
Pop. Est.610,7919,386,635
Multiple/Other, non-Hispanic%6.493.6100.0
C.I.(4.8 - 7.9)(92.1 - 95.2)
Sample Count1071,375
Pop. Est.444,8696,536,236

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

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The National Health Interview Survey was conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau under the direction of 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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