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  • Survey: 2019-2020 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: Pennsylvania (quick edit)
  • Topic: Health Insurance Coverage
  • Question: Indicator 3.5: Adequacy of insurance coverage for mental health care, age 3-17 years
  • Sub Group: Type of health insurance

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Indicator 3.5: Thinking specifically about this child’s mental or behavioral health needs, how often does this child’s health insurance offer benefits or cover services that meet these needs, age 3-17 years?
AlwaysUsuallySometimes or neverTotal %
Public health insurance%64.825.69.6100.0
C.I.51.2 - 76.415.5 - 39.24.5 - 19.6
Sample Count662411
Pop. Est.169,01266,69725,102
Private health insurance%57.530.012.5100.0
C.I.48.1 - 66.421.6 - 39.98.3 - 18.5
Sample Count1315628
Pop. Est.185,32596,69140,318
Public and private health insurance%51.915.332.8100.0
C.I.33.5 - 69.95.8 - 34.517.6 - 52.7
Sample Count23613
Pop. Est.31,5499,29119,901

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

        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 ALERT: Children who are covered only by the Indian Health Service or a health care sharing ministry are considered as "currently uninsured".
The majority of measures have missing values for less than 2% (unweighted) of cases. This measure has missing values for >=2% of 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. 2019-2020 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 [].