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  • Survey: 2016-2017 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Health Care Access and Quality
  • Question: Indicator 4.4a: Problems obtaining mental health care, age 3-17 years

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Indicator 4.4a: How much of a problem was it to get the mental health treatment or counseling that this child needed, age 3-17 years?
Received or needed mental health care and did NOT have problem getting itReceived or needed mental health care but had a small problem getting itReceived or needed mental health care but had a big problem getting itTotal %
C.I.50.4 - 55.429.8 - 35.013.0 - 16.7
Sample Count4,8462,4041,087
Pop. Est.3,819,4622,335,9721,067,153

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

DATA ALERT: The majority of measures have missing values less than 2% (unweighted). This measure has >=2% of missing cases. To learn about the impact of the missing values on the population count estimates click here.

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Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2016-2017 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 [].