ARE FLORIDA'S CHILDREN BORN HEALTHY AND DO THEY HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE?

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "ARE FLORIDA'S CHILDREN BORN HEALTHY AND DO THEY HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE?"

Transcription

1 infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births ARE FLORIDA'S CHILDREN BORN HEALTHY AND DO THEY HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE? Too Many of Florida's Babies Die at Birth, Particularly African American Infants In the US, the infant mortality rate, the rate at which babies less than one year of age die, has continued to steadily decline over time, dropping from 26.0 per 1,000 live births in 1960 to 6.75 per 1,000 live births in 2007 (i.e. 29, 153 infants died). i In Florida, the infant mortality rate has also dropped over the past few decades, however, since 1994 the rate has only declined from 8.1 per 1,000 live births to 7.2 per 1,000 live births in 2008 (i.e. 1,667 infants died) and the state's rate of infant mortality is higher than the national rate. ii The trend in the US and Florida between 1995 and 2007 is illustrated in the following graph. 7.8 Infant Mortality Rate - US and Florida, iii US Florida Similar to the national pattern, there are significant disparities in infant mortality that exist among various racial and ethnic groups in Florida where the problem is particularly prevalent among African Americans. iv Infant mortality among African There are significant disparities in infant mortality that exist among various racial and ethnic groups in Florida where the problem is particularly prevalent among African Americans. 1

2 infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births Americans is typically more than double the rate among other racial and ethnic groups as illustrated in the following graph. Infant Mortality Rate by Race and Ethnicity US and Florida Linked Files v US Florida Non-Hispanic Whites Non-Hispanic Blacks 0 American Indian Asian or Pacific Islander Hispanic Low Birth Weight Infants are at Risk of Premature Death or Developmental Problems. Florida's Rate of Low Birth Weight Infants is Worse than the National Average and is More Prevalent Among African Americans Infant size at birth is an important predictor of short-term complications and long-term developmental and health problems. Smaller infants, especially those born at less than 1,500 grams (i.e. very low birth weight), are at the greatest risk. For example, research conducted in 2006 found that 24 % of the babies born with very low birth weight in the US died in the first year of life compared with 0.2 % of infants born at 2,500 grams and higher. vi As was noted in the discussion of infant mortality, the rate of low and very low birth weight babies is also higher in Florida than national trends. In addition, although the rate of very low birth weight babies has remained fairly constant, the rate of Low Birth Weight babies has increased somewhat over time as shown in the following graph.

3 % low birth weight % low birt weight Percent Low Birth Weight LBW) Infants US and Florida US - LBW 7.00 Florida - LBW African American infants are more likely than those in other racial or ethnic groups to be born with low birth weights nationally and in Florida. African American infants are more likely than those in other racial or ethnic groups to be born with low birth weights nationally and in Florida. The following chart illustrates the prevalence of low birth weight babies in 2008 among the various racial and ethnic groups. Percent Low Birth Weight Infants by Race and Ethnicity - US and Florida in % 12.9% % 7. 5% 6.9% 7.3% US 6 Florida Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic

4 % receiving prenatal care One factor of importance linked causally to this trend is the proportion of births that received early pre-natal care. In Florida, only 78% of the births in 2009 received early pre-natal care. vii Given the high rate of low birth weight babies (and infant mortality) among people who are non- Hispanic Black, they would by comparison also not receive prenatal care at levels similar to other racial/ethnic groups. National data clearly shows such a pattern as illustrated in the following figure. viii An earlier study found that in 2006 the percentage of mothers who began prenatal care in the first trimester by racial/ethnic group was 76.1% among non-hispanic White, 61% among non-hispanic Black, and 66.2% among Hispanic mothers. ix Prenatal Care Participation Rate by Race and Ethnicity Selected States, All Races and Ethnic Groups non-hispanic White 50 non-hispanic Black American Indian or Alaska Native Asian Hispanic 0 Prenatal Care in First Trimester Late or no Prenatal Care A Large Portion of the Nation s and Florida s Children, Especially African American and Hispanic Children, Lack Adequate Health Insurance - A Contributing Factor to Poor Birth and Health Outcomes for Children and Youth In 2010, more than 49 million people under the age of 65 in the United States lacked health Insurance. x Who are these people? They are: xi More than three-quarters are in working families, Most are from low and moderate-income families (78% less than 250% of Federal poverty level), and

5 More adults (persons under age 65) are uninsured than children because of specific programs (Medicaid, etc.) that target children (16% less than age 19). The following table reports the percentage of children (less than age 19) lacking health insurance by selected states: Health Insurance Coverage of Children by Selected State xii State Ranking Percent Children Uninsured HIGH TEXAS 17% LOW HAWAII None xiii U.S. AVERAGE 10.1% FLORIDA 16.2% Florida s uninsured population becomes even starker when race is considered. While current data does not differentiate race by age, it is important to note that in Florida, the smallest percentage of uninsured persons are the 65 years and older group (1.3% uninsured), with the age group being the highest percentage of uninsured at 26.6%. xiv In the middle at an uninsured percentage of 14.8% are children under the age of 18. However, when race is considered, regardless of age, significant differences arise. Florida Health Insurance Coverage Status xv Race/Ethnic Origin Total Uninsured Percent Uninsured White 14,040,265 2,665, % Black/African American 2,787, , % American Indian and Alaska Native 56,494 20, % Asian 440,450 97, % Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders 8,872 2, % Some Other Race 507, , % Two or More Races 351,464 69, % White alone, Not Hispanic or Latino 10,805,125 1,590, % Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 3,943,669 1,347, % As would be expected and shown in the table below, income level has a direct relationship to insurance coverage, (or uninsured).

6 Florida s Uninsured by Income Groupings xvi Income Number Uninsured Percent Uninsured Under $25,000 1,093, % $25,000 to $49,999 1,342, % $50,000 to $74, , % $75,000 to $99, , % $100,000 and over 273, % As the above data shows, having (or not having) health insurance coverage is likely a product of one s race/ethnicity and/or level of income. Poor people of color are less likely to have insurance than white people. Poor people of color are less likely to have insurance than white people.

7 i "Infant Mortality Statistics from the 2007 Period Linked Birth/Death Data Set," Matthews, T.J. and MacDorman, Marian, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 59, Number 6. ii Kids Count Data Book, iii Kids Count Data Book, 2011 and "Infant Mortality Statistics from the 2007 Period Linked Birth/Death Data Set," Matthews, T.J. and MacDorman, Marian, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 59, Number 6. iv Center for Disease Control Prevention: - 2 v "Infant Mortality Statistics from the 2007 Period Linked Birth/Death Data Set," Matthews, T.J. and MacDorman, Marian, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 59, Number 6. vi. Infant mortality statistics from the 2006 period linked birth/infant death data set. National vital statistics reports; Mathews TJ, MacDorman MF vol 58 no 17. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. vii Kids Count Data Book, viii "Expanded Data from the new Birth Certificate," Osterman, Michelle, Martin, Joyce, Mathews, T.J. and Hamilton, Brady, National Vital Statistics Reports, Volume 59, Number 7, July ix Kaiser State Health Facts. x The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. Pg 6 xi Ibid., pg 6 xii Ibid. xiii Identified coverage totals 97.3%; unidentified balance is within standard error of estimate. Next lowest state was Massachusetts at 3.4% uninsured. xiv U.S. Census bureau, American FactFinder, FLORIDA S2701 Health Insurance Coverage Status xv Ibid. xvi Ibid.

8 % obese TO WHAT EXTENT IS OBESITY AND FOOD INSECURITY AN ISSUE FOR FLORIDA'S CHILDREN? Obesity is a Major Problem Among Florida's Children and Adolescents, Particularly Among Mexican-American Boys and non-hispanic Black Girls Childhood obesity (i.e. body mass index at the 95th percentile) is a growing problem and can lead to harmful long-term effects including; high blood pressure, diabetes, respiratory problems, musculoskeletal distress, and social and psychological problems. Nationally, in % of the country's children aged 2 to 19 were obese and the rate has tripled since xvi Not only has the rate of obesity increased, but it varies significantly among different racial and ethnic groups as shown in the following graph. xvi Obesity is particularly prevalent among Mexican American boys and non-hispanic Black girls with rates of 26.8% and 29.2% in respectively. Prevalence of Obesity in US Children and Adolescents by Race and Ethnicity

9 In Florida among adults eighteen or older, 27.2% of them were considered obese in xvi A higher rate was determined for youth aged 10 to 17, reaching 33% in xvi A survey of high school students in Florida found that 10% were obese in xvi A greater rate of obesity among non-hispanic Black and Hispanic persons was also found in Florida, where 25.2% of White, 42.7% non-hispanic Black, 29.2% Hispanic people over the age of 18 were obese in The Rate of Food Insecurity Among Florida's Children is Also Worse than the National Average On the opposite side of the coin, households are considered "food insecure" when the adults report that, during several times of the year, there was "reduced quality, variety, or desirability of diet with little or no indication of reduced food intake." xvi The prevalence of food insecure households nationally has climbed from 10.47% in 2000 to 14.51% (17.2 million) in xvi Considering race and ethnicity, 10.8% of non-hispanic White, 25.1% of non-hispanic Black, and 26.2% Hispanic households experienced food insecurity in 2010 in the US. Higher rates of health and behavioral problems are found in children who live in food insecure households. Among the country's food insecure households in 2010, there were 7.9 million or 20.2% with children under the age of 18 and there were almost 4 million or 21.8% with children under the age of six. xvi A comparison of the average prevalence of food insecure households in the US and those in Florida between 2008 and 2010 reveals that our state is above the national rate by a little over 10%. The US averaged 14.6% compared to 16.1% in Florida. xvi Looking at households with children over the period , the rate in Florida (16.5%) was also higher than the national average (16.2%).

10

Preventing Pediatric Diabetes: Are Racial Disparities A Factor? A Children s Health Fund Issue Brief February 2004

Preventing Pediatric Diabetes: Are Racial Disparities A Factor? A Children s Health Fund Issue Brief February 2004 Preventing Pediatric Diabetes: Are Racial Disparities A Factor? A Children s Health Fund Issue Brief February 2004 The Children s Health Fund The Children s Health Fund (CHF), working with hospitals and

More information

Diabetes: The Numbers

Diabetes: The Numbers Diabetes: The Numbers Changing the Way Diabetes is Treated. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high levels of blood glucose (blood sugar) Diabetes can lead to serious health

More information

Racial Disparities in US Healthcare

Racial Disparities in US Healthcare Racial Disparities in US Healthcare Paul H. Johnson, Jr. Ph.D. Candidate University of Wisconsin Madison School of Business Research partially funded by the National Institute of Mental Health: Ruth L.

More information

Health Care Access to Vulnerable Populations

Health Care Access to Vulnerable Populations Health Care Access to Vulnerable Populations Closing the Gap: Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Florida Rosebud L. Foster, ED.D. Access to Health Care The timely use of personal health services

More information

Populations of Color in Minnesota

Populations of Color in Minnesota Populations of Color in Minnesota Health Status Report Update Summary Spring 2009 Center for Health Statistics Minnesota Department of Health TABLE OF CONTENTS BACKGROUND... 1 PART I: BIRTH-RELATED HEALTH

More information

NATIONAL BABY FACTS. Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families in the United States THE BASICS ABOUT INFANTS AND TODDLERS

NATIONAL BABY FACTS. Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families in the United States THE BASICS ABOUT INFANTS AND TODDLERS NATIONAL BABY FACTS Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families in the United States T he facts about infants and toddlers in the United States tell us an important story of what it s like to be a very young

More information

Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: 2014 to 2060 Population Estimates and Projections

Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: 2014 to 2060 Population Estimates and Projections Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: to Population Estimates and Projections Current Population Reports By Sandra L. Colby and Jennifer M. Ortman Issued March 15 P25-1143 INTRODUCTION

More information

Health Disparities in New Orleans

Health Disparities in New Orleans Health Disparities in New Orleans New Orleans is a city facing significant health challenges. New Orleans' health-related challenges include a high rate of obesity, a high rate of people without health

More information

America s Health Starts With Healthy Children: How Do States Compare?

America s Health Starts With Healthy Children: How Do States Compare? America s Health Starts With Healthy Children: How Do States Compare? October 2008 Executive Summary Page 2 Introduction Page 5 A National Overview Page 13 How Do States Compare? Page 18 A State Snapshot:

More information

New York State s Racial, Ethnic, and Underserved Populations. Demographic Indicators

New York State s Racial, Ethnic, and Underserved Populations. Demographic Indicators New York State s Racial, Ethnic, and Underserved Populations While much progress has been made to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations, and increase access to care, many still experience

More information

By: Latarsha Chisholm, MSW, Ph.D. Department of Health Management & Informatics University of Central Florida

By: Latarsha Chisholm, MSW, Ph.D. Department of Health Management & Informatics University of Central Florida By: Latarsha Chisholm, MSW, Ph.D. Department of Health Management & Informatics University of Central Florida Health Disparities Health disparities refers to population-specific differences in the presence

More information

Prepared by: Michael R. Cousineau, Dr.PH Gregory D. Stevens. Ph.D. With assistance from Jessica Van Gurt. USC Division of Community Health

Prepared by: Michael R. Cousineau, Dr.PH Gregory D. Stevens. Ph.D. With assistance from Jessica Van Gurt. USC Division of Community Health Disparities in Health in the United States A conceptual framework for a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding health disparities and proposing policy solutions towards their elimination First Draft

More information

The National Survey of Children s Health 2011-2012 The Child

The National Survey of Children s Health 2011-2012 The Child The National Survey of Children s 11-12 The Child The National Survey of Children s measures children s health status, their health care, and their activities in and outside of school. Taken together,

More information

Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Hypertensive Health Center Patients

Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Hypertensive Health Center Patients Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Hypertensive Health Center Patients Academy Health June 11, 2011 Quyen Ngo Metzger, MD, MPH Data Branch Chief, Office of Quality and Data U.S. Department of Health

More information

Exploring Race & Ethnicity Health Insurance Coverage Differences: Results from the 2011 Oregon Health Insurance Survey

Exploring Race & Ethnicity Health Insurance Coverage Differences: Results from the 2011 Oregon Health Insurance Survey Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research Exploring Race & Ethnicity Health Insurance Coverage Differences: Results from the 2011 Oregon Health Insurance Survey September 2012 Table of Contents Race

More information

in children less than one year old. It is commonly divided into two categories, neonatal

in children less than one year old. It is commonly divided into two categories, neonatal INTRODUCTION Infant Mortality Rate is one of the most important indicators of the general level of health or well being of a given community. It is a measure of the yearly rate of deaths in children less

More information

The Impact of Health Insurance Coverage on Health Disparities in the United States

The Impact of Health Insurance Coverage on Health Disparities in the United States Human Development Report Office OCCASIONAL PAPER The Impact of Health Insurance Coverage on Health Disparities in the United States Rowland, Diane and Catherine Hoffman. 2005. 2005/34 Inequality and health

More information

Treatment of diabetes In order to survive, people with type 1 diabetes must have insulin delivered by a pump or injections.

Treatment of diabetes In order to survive, people with type 1 diabetes must have insulin delivered by a pump or injections. National Diabetes Statistics What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases characterized by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both.

More information

TEENAGE PREGNANCY. Arizona,2000-2010. Public Health Services Bureau of Public Health Statistics Health Status and Vital Statistics Section

TEENAGE PREGNANCY. Arizona,2000-2010. Public Health Services Bureau of Public Health Statistics Health Status and Vital Statistics Section TEENAGE PREGNANCY Arizona,2000-2010 Public Health Services Bureau of Public Health Statistics Health Status and Vital Statistics Section ~ Leadership for a Healthy Arizona ~ Janice K. Brewer, Governor

More information

Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care in Washington State: Comparison to Other Teens and Young Women who Gave Birth

Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care in Washington State: Comparison to Other Teens and Young Women who Gave Birth January 2014 RDA Report 11.202 Olympia, Washington Pregnant and Parenting in Care in Washington State: Comparison to Other and Women who Gave Birth Laurie Cawthon, MD, MPH Barbara Lucenko, PhD Peter Woodcox,

More information

Facts about Diabetes in Massachusetts

Facts about Diabetes in Massachusetts Facts about Diabetes in Massachusetts Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin (a hormone used to convert sugar, starches, and other food into the energy needed

More information

Texas Diabetes Fact Sheet

Texas Diabetes Fact Sheet I. Adult Prediabetes Prevalence, 2009 According to the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey, 984,142 persons aged eighteen years and older in Texas (5.4% of this age group) have

More information

King County City Health Profile Vashon Island

King County City Health Profile Vashon Island King County City Health Profile Vashon Island West Seattle North Highline Burien SeaTac/Tukwila Vashon Island Des Moines/Normandy Park Kent-West East Federal Way Fed Way-Dash Point/Woodmont December, 212

More information

STATISTICAL BRIEF #143

STATISTICAL BRIEF #143 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey STATISTICAL BRIEF #143 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality September 26 Health Insurance Status of Hispanic Subpopulations in 24: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian

More information

State Health Assessment Health Priority Status Report Update. June 29, 2015 Presented by UIC SPH and IDPH

State Health Assessment Health Priority Status Report Update. June 29, 2015 Presented by UIC SPH and IDPH State Health Assessment Health Priority Status Report Update June 29, 2015 Presented by UIC SPH and IDPH 1 Health Priority Presentation Objectives 1. Explain context of how this discussion fits into our

More information

Adolescent Mortality. Alaska s adolescent mortality rate is 29% higher than the national rate and almost 1.6 times the Healthy People 2010 target.

Adolescent Mortality. Alaska s adolescent mortality rate is 29% higher than the national rate and almost 1.6 times the Healthy People 2010 target. Alaska Maternal and Child Health Data Book 23 15 Adolescent Mortality Nationally, unintentional injury, assault and suicide account for 51% of deaths among adolescents ages 1-14 years in 2. Over the last

More information

United 2020: Measuring Impact

United 2020: Measuring Impact United 2020: Measuring Impact Health The Institute for Urban Policy Research At The University of Texas at Dallas Kristine Lykens, PhD United 2020: Measuring Impact Health Overview In the Dallas area,

More information

Diabetes. African Americans were disproportionately impacted by diabetes. Table 1 Diabetes deaths by race/ethnicity CHRONIC DISEASES

Diabetes. African Americans were disproportionately impacted by diabetes. Table 1 Diabetes deaths by race/ethnicity CHRONIC DISEASES Diabetes African Americans were disproportionately impacted by diabetes. African Americans were most likely to die of diabetes. People living in San Pablo, Pittsburg, Antioch and Richmond were more likely

More information

Health Insurance by Race/Ethnicity: 2008

Health Insurance by Race/Ethnicity: 2008 2008 WASHINGTON STATE POPULATION SURVEY Research Brief No. 52 December 2008 U WASHINGTON STATE OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Health Insurance by Race/Ethnicity: 2008 Contributor: Erica Gardner sing data

More information

Paul Jarris MD MBA Executive Director Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Paul Jarris MD MBA Executive Director Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Paul Jarris MD MBA Executive Director Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Crisis The U.S. spends 16% of GDP on health care more than any other country in the world Journal of Public Health

More information

STATISTICAL BRIEF #87

STATISTICAL BRIEF #87 Agency for Healthcare Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Research and Quality STATISTICAL BRIEF #87 July 2005 Attitudes toward Health Insurance among Adults Age 18 and Over Steve Machlin and Kelly Carper

More information

Community Health Profile 2009

Community Health Profile 2009 Community Health Profile 2009 American Indian Health Services of Chicago, Inc. Chicago, IL Urban Indian Health Institute Seattle Indian Health Board PO Box 3364 Seattle, WA 98114 Ph. (206) 812-3030 Fx.

More information

TEENAGE PREGNANCY. Arizona,1999-2009. Public Health Services Bureau of Public Health Statistics Health Status and Vital Statistics Section

TEENAGE PREGNANCY. Arizona,1999-2009. Public Health Services Bureau of Public Health Statistics Health Status and Vital Statistics Section TEENAGE PREGNANCY Arizona,1999-2009 Public Health Services Bureau of Public Health Statistics Health Status and Vital Statistics Section ~ Leadership for a Healthy Arizona ~ Janice K. Brewer, Governor

More information

Home Births in the United States, 1990 2009

Home Births in the United States, 1990 2009 Home Births in the United States, 1990 2009 Marian F. MacDorman, Ph.D.; T.J. Mathews, M.S.; and Eugene Declercq, Ph.D. Key findings After a decline from 1990 to 2004, the percentage of U.S. births that

More information

Jeff Schiff MD MBA Medical Director Minnesota Health Care Programs, DHS 23 April 2015

Jeff Schiff MD MBA Medical Director Minnesota Health Care Programs, DHS 23 April 2015 Jeff Schiff MD MBA Medical Director Minnesota Health Care Programs, DHS 23 April 2015 DHS Mission The MN Dept of Human Services, working with many others, helps people meet their basic needs so they can

More information

The historic health reform law moves our nation toward a

The historic health reform law moves our nation toward a How Health Reform Helps Communities of Color In Colorado Minority Health Initiatives Families USA October 2010 The historic health reform law moves our nation toward a health care system that covers many

More information

Community Health. Status. Report

Community Health. Status. Report Community Health Status Report 2014 Community Health Status Report 2014 A Description of the Health Status and Mortality Experience of Sacramento County Residents Prepared by: Helen Zheng, MPH Jake Pry,

More information

FOCUS ON HEALTH CARE DISPARITIES

FOCUS ON HEALTH CARE DISPARITIES FOCUS ON HEALTH CARE DISPARITIES KEY FACTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Disparities in Health and Health Care: Five Key Questions and Answers 1. What are Health and Health Care Disparities? December 2012 Health and

More information

Connecticut Diabetes Statistics

Connecticut Diabetes Statistics Connecticut Diabetes Statistics What is Diabetes? State Public Health Actions (1305, SHAPE) Grant March 2015 Page 1 of 16 Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Blood glucose

More information

Minority Health in West Virginia

Minority Health in West Virginia Minority Health in West Virginia April 27 Bureau for Public Health Office of Epidemiology & Health Promotion 35 Capitol Street, Room 165 Charleston, 2531 Joe Manchin III, Governor Martha Yeager Walker,

More information

Demographic and Labor Market Profile of the city of Detroit - Michigan

Demographic and Labor Market Profile of the city of Detroit - Michigan Demographic and Labor Market Profile of the city of Detroit - Michigan Leonidas Murembya, PhD Regional Coordinator murembyal@michigan.gov www.michigan.gov/lmi 517-241-6574 State of Michigan Department

More information

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH BRIEF #2:

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH BRIEF #2: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH BRIEF #2: OBESITY AMONG CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS SEPTEMBER 2012 OBESITY DEFINED Obesity and overweight are typically measured OVERVIEW in terms of Body Mass Index or BMI. BMI

More information

CHILDREN S ACCESS TO HEALTH INSURANCE AND HEALTH STATUS IN WASHINGTON STATE: INFLUENTIAL FACTORS

CHILDREN S ACCESS TO HEALTH INSURANCE AND HEALTH STATUS IN WASHINGTON STATE: INFLUENTIAL FACTORS Publication #2009-21 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20008 Phone 202-572-6000 Fax 202-362-8420 www.childtrends.org CHILDREN S ACCESS TO HEALTH INSURANCE AND HEALTH STATUS IN WASHINGTON

More information

FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION Profiles 2014 OVERVIEW

FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION Profiles 2014 OVERVIEW FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION Profiles 2014 OVERVIEW Family Health Services Division Overview Data Sources Life Course Perspective and Title V Priorities Population Overview Births Infant Mortality Chapter

More information

STATISTICAL BRIEF #113

STATISTICAL BRIEF #113 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey STATISTICAL BRIEF #113 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality January 26 Children s Dental Care: Periodicity of Checkups and Access to Care, 23 May Chu Introduction

More information

The Status of Women in Cumberland County, North Carolina

The Status of Women in Cumberland County, North Carolina IWPR #R366 January 2013 The Status of Women in Cumberland County, North Carolina Women in Cumberland County, and in North Carolina as a whole, have made significant progress during the last few decades,

More information

Wendy Martinez, MPH, CPH County of San Diego, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

Wendy Martinez, MPH, CPH County of San Diego, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Wendy Martinez, MPH, CPH County of San Diego, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Describe local trends in birth Identify 3 perinatal health problems Identify 3 leading causes of infant death Age Class

More information

Changing Demographics of Colorado

Changing Demographics of Colorado Changing Demographics of Colorado United States 250,000,000 200,000,000 150,000,000 100,000,000 50,000,000 White Black American Indian Asian Pacific Islander Other Race Hispanic 0 1990 2000 2010 2013 Colorado

More information

Appendix 1. Sociodemographic Characteristics for the Top and Bottom 10 States in the 2009 State Scorecard on Health System Performance

Appendix 1. Sociodemographic Characteristics for the Top and Bottom 10 States in the 2009 State Scorecard on Health System Performance Appendix 1. Sociodemographic Characteristics for the Top and Bottom 10 States in the 2009 State Scorecard on Health System Performance Resident Population in Millions (a) Median Annual Household Income

More information

The Health of Riverside County 2 A Community Health Profile

The Health of Riverside County 2 A Community Health Profile The Health of A Community Health Profile The Health of 2 A Community Health Profile The Health of 3 A Community Health Profile TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary.. 3 Acknowledgements.. 5 Introduction...

More information

HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND HEALTH INSURANCE

HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND HEALTH INSURANCE HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND HEALTH INSURANCE Household Income 12 Months Prior to Pregnancy 1 1 23.8.9 17.1 16.1 22.2

More information

Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Hispanics as Compared to the General Population in Massachusetts

Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Hispanics as Compared to the General Population in Massachusetts Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Hispanics as Compared to the General Population in Massachusetts By Isabelle Pierre Krystal Amaral, and Ardrianna Howard, 2014 SEP Participants 1 TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS

More information

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs. As the Nation s principal health statistics agency, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the population.

More information

Understanding Health Disparities: The Hispanic Experience

Understanding Health Disparities: The Hispanic Experience Understanding Health Disparities: The Hispanic Experience Mary Lou de Leon Siantz PhD, FAAN Assistant Dean Diversity & Cultural Affairs Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Executive Fellow Director Migration Health

More information

activity guidelines (59.3 versus 25.9 percent, respectively) and four times as likely to meet muscle-strengthening

activity guidelines (59.3 versus 25.9 percent, respectively) and four times as likely to meet muscle-strengthening 18 HEALTH STATUS HEALTH BEHAVIORS WOMEN S HEALTH USA 13 Adequate Physical Activity* Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Educational Attainment and Activity Type, 09 11 Source II.1: Centers for Disease Control

More information

State of Alaska Health and Social Services Medicaid Study

State of Alaska Health and Social Services Medicaid Study State of Alaska Health and Social Services Medicaid Study Prepared by Mike Humphrey Gregg Davis, PhD Bernard Khomenko The Wilson Agency, LLC 3000 A Street, Suite 400 Anchorage, AK 99503 Phone: (907) 277-1616

More information

Infant Mortality in California

Infant Mortality in California Infant Mortality in California Michael Curtis, PhD Jennifer Troyan, MPH Nannie Song, MPH Carrie Florez, MPH Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division Center for Family Health Overview Data sources

More information

Age/sex/race in New York State

Age/sex/race in New York State Age/sex/race in New York State Based on Census 2010 Summary File 1 Jan K. Vink Program on Applied Demographics Cornell University July 14, 2011 Program on Applied Demographics Web: http://pad.human.cornell.edu

More information

Health Status, Health Insurance, and Medical Services Utilization: 2010 Household Economic Studies

Health Status, Health Insurance, and Medical Services Utilization: 2010 Household Economic Studies Health Status, Health Insurance, and Medical Services Utilization: 2010 Household Economic Studies Current Population Reports By Brett O Hara and Kyle Caswell Issued July 2013 P70-133RV INTRODUCTION The

More information

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Women s Health Coverage and Access To Care Findings from the 2001 Kaiser Women s Health Survey

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Women s Health Coverage and Access To Care Findings from the 2001 Kaiser Women s Health Survey March 2004 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Women s Health Coverage and Access To Care Findings from the 2001 Kaiser Women s Health Survey Attention to racial and ethnic differences in health status and

More information

Fast Facts: Latinos and Health Care. Facts and figures about the Hispanic community s access to the health care system

Fast Facts: Latinos and Health Care. Facts and figures about the Hispanic community s access to the health care system Fast Facts: Latinos and Health Care Facts and figures about the Hispanic community s access to the health care system January 2012 U.S. Uninsured Population by Race/Ethnicity, 2010 White 46.3% Nearly one

More information

Number, Timing, and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2009

Number, Timing, and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2009 Number, Timing, and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2009 Household Economic Studies Issued May 2011 P70-125 INTRODUCTION Marriage and divorce are central to the study of living arrangements and family

More information

Women s and Men s Health: A Comparison of Select Indicators

Women s and Men s Health: A Comparison of Select Indicators Women s and Men s Health: A Comparison of Select Indicators OF & HEALTH HUMAN SERVICES. USA U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women s Health DEPARTMENT Recommended citation: U.S. Department

More information

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Mortality in the United States

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Mortality in the United States Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Mortality in the United States KYRIAKOS S. MARKIDES, PHD UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GALVESTON, TEXAS PRESENTED AT THE HOWARD TAYLOR INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

More information

Income is the most common measure

Income is the most common measure Income Goal A healthy standard of living for all Income is the most common measure of socioeconomic status, and a strong predictor of the health of an individual or community. When assessing the health

More information

The Status of Maryland s Children

The Status of Maryland s Children The Status of Maryland s Children Maryland has the highest median family income ($82,404) in the U.S. Families with children in Maryland have a median family income of $80,265. Yet, in 2007, over 10% of

More information

Report of Results and Analysis of Parent Survey Data Collected in Southern West Virginia

Report of Results and Analysis of Parent Survey Data Collected in Southern West Virginia Partners in Community Outreach Education Begins at Home Partners in Community Outreach In-Home Family Education Programs Report of Results and Analysis of Parent Survey Data Collected in Southern West

More information

2012 Demographics PROFILE OF THE MILITARY COMMUNITY

2012 Demographics PROFILE OF THE MILITARY COMMUNITY 2012 Demographics PROFILE OF THE MILITARY COMMUNITY Acknowledgements ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report is published by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family

More information

Treatment. Race. Adults. Ethnicity. Services. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults. Inpatient Services.

Treatment. Race. Adults. Ethnicity. Services. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults. Inpatient Services. CHAPTER 1 Introduction Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults Treatment Ethnicity Outpatient Services Mental Health Adults Mental Health Care Prevalence Inpatient Services

More information

Racial and ethnic health disparities continue

Racial and ethnic health disparities continue From Families USA Minority Health Initiatives May 2010 Moving toward Health Equity: Health Reform Creates a Foundation for Eliminating Disparities Racial and ethnic health disparities continue to persist

More information

california Health Care Almanac California s Uninsured

california Health Care Almanac California s Uninsured california Health Care Almanac december 2011 Introduction Over the past two decades, California has seen an increase in the percentage of people who are uninsured. California now has the largest number

More information

Lloyd Potter is the Texas State Demographer and the Director of the Texas State Data Center based at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Lloyd Potter is the Texas State Demographer and the Director of the Texas State Data Center based at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Lloyd Potter is the Texas State Demographer and the Director of the Texas State Data Center based at the University of Texas at San Antonio. 1 2 Texas population in 2014 was just under 27 million and was

More information

Poverty and Health of Children from Racial/Ethnic and Immigrant Families

Poverty and Health of Children from Racial/Ethnic and Immigrant Families Poverty and Health of Children from Racial/Ethnic and Immigrant Families Jean Kayitsinga Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University kayitsin@msu.edu Cambio De Colores: Latinos in the Heartland,

More information

THE PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL WORKFORCE

THE PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL WORKFORCE Fact Sheet 2013 THE PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL WORKFORCE Introduction The professional and technical workforce is defined to include all workers in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) category management,

More information

Educational Attainment of Veterans: 2000 to 2009

Educational Attainment of Veterans: 2000 to 2009 Educational Attainment of Veterans: to 9 January 11 NCVAS National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics Data Source and Methods Data for this analysis come from years of the Current Population Survey

More information

Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity 1) The largest disability study conducted in the US found that of disabled adults living in the community reported having a mental disorder contributing to their

More information

Community Health Needs Assessment

Community Health Needs Assessment Overlake Hospital Medical Center Community Health Needs Assessment 2011 Biel Consulting Table of Contents Executive Summary... 5 Population by Age... 6 Race/Ethnicity... 6 Unemployment... 7 Language...

More information

Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis

Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis Epidemiology of Tuberculosis U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD,

More information

Policy Forum. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Illinois: Are There Any Solutions?

Policy Forum. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Illinois: Are There Any Solutions? Policy Forum I N S T I T U T E O F G O V E R N M E N T&P U B L I C A F F A I R S I N S T I T U T E O F G O V E R N M E N T&P U B L I C A F F A I R S Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Illinois: Are

More information

Enrollment under the Medicaid Expansion and Health Insurance Exchanges. A Focus on Those with Behavioral Health Conditions in Florida

Enrollment under the Medicaid Expansion and Health Insurance Exchanges. A Focus on Those with Behavioral Health Conditions in Florida Enrollment under the Medicaid Expansion and Health Insurance Exchanges A Focus on Those with Behavioral Health Conditions in Florida Data Sources National Survey on Drug Use and Health Sponsored by SAMHSA

More information

2013 Demographics PROFILE OF THE MILITARY COMMUNITY

2013 Demographics PROFILE OF THE MILITARY COMMUNITY 2013 Demographics PROFILE OF THE MILITARY COMMUNITY Acknowledgements ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report is published by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family

More information

Recommendations for Maricopa County Health Assessment

Recommendations for Maricopa County Health Assessment Recommendations for Maricopa County Health Assessment Final Report June 29, 2012 Prepared for: St. Luke s Health Initiatives 2929 N Central Ave Suite 1550 Phoenix Arizona, 85012 Submitted by: Abt Associates

More information

Selected Socio-Economic Data. Baker County, Florida

Selected Socio-Economic Data. Baker County, Florida Selected Socio-Economic Data African American and White, Not Hispanic www.fairvote2020.org www.fairdata2000.com 5-Feb-12 C03002. HISPANIC OR LATINO ORIGIN BY RACE - Universe: TOTAL POPULATION Population

More information

Morbidity and Mortality among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States

Morbidity and Mortality among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States Morbidity and Mortality among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States AstraZeneca Fact Sheet 2011 Authors Robert Wm. Blum MD, MPH, PhD William H. Gates, Sr. Professor and Chair Farah Qureshi,

More information

Marriage and divorce: patterns by gender, race, and educational attainment

Marriage and divorce: patterns by gender, race, and educational attainment ARTICLE OCTOBER 2013 Marriage and divorce: patterns by gender, race, and educational attainment Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79), this article examines s and divorces

More information

Top 5 Leading Causes of Death

Top 5 Leading Causes of Death Top 5 Leading Causes of Death May 2014 1100 Graham Road Circle Stow, Ohio 44224 (330) 926-5764 Introduction The top 5 causes of death is an important indicator in determining where to focus prevention

More information

Healthy People 2020: Who s Leading the Leading Health Indicators?

Healthy People 2020: Who s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Healthy People 2020: Who s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Don Wright, MD, MPH Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Who s Leading the Leading Health Indicators?

More information

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal and Child Health

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal and Child Health No.3 / November 1998 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal and Child Health Nancy Berglas and Jean J. Lim...the U.S. health care system fails to effectively serve many of the nation s communities.

More information

Health Insurance Coverage in Minnesota:

Health Insurance Coverage in Minnesota: Health Insurance Coverage in Minnesota: Trends From 2001 to 2004 February 2006 h ealth e conomics p rogram Office of Health Policy, Statistics and Informatics Minnesota Department of Health Printed with

More information

This issue of Public Health Data Watch covers. Public Health Data Watch. Health of Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders in King County

This issue of Public Health Data Watch covers. Public Health Data Watch. Health of Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders in King County Public Health Seattle & King County Public Health Data Watch Volume 1 Number 1 August 28 Health of Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders in King County Key Points Over 15, Native Hawaiian and Other

More information

Education: It Matters More to Health than Ever Before

Education: It Matters More to Health than Ever Before ISSUE BRIEF Education: It Matters More to Health than Ever Before Americans with fewer years of education have poorer health and shorter lives, and that has never been more true than today. In fact, since

More information

Type 1 Diabetes ( Juvenile Diabetes)

Type 1 Diabetes ( Juvenile Diabetes) Type 1 Diabetes W ( Juvenile Diabetes) hat is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile-onset diabetes, is one of the three main forms of diabetes affecting millions of people worldwide.

More information

Regional Health Assessment. for Greater Kansas City

Regional Health Assessment. for Greater Kansas City 2015 Regional Health Assessment for Greater Kansas City Prepared for the REACH Healthcare Foundation by the Mid-America Regional Council www.reachhealth.org 913-432-4196 www.marc.org 816-474-4240 Dean

More information

Diversity in South Texas

Diversity in South Texas Diversity in South Texas James E. Bonson, MPAS, PA-C Assistant Professor/Clinical Coordinator School of Health Professions Department of Physician Assistant Studies UT Health Science Center - San Antonio

More information

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Insurance Coverage and Usual Source of Health Care, 2002

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Insurance Coverage and Usual Source of Health Care, 2002 MEPS Chartbook No. 14 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Insurance Coverage and Usual Source of Health Care, 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Agency for Healthcare

More information

The Changing Population of Texas and San Antonio. Masters Leadership Program October 10, 2012 San Antonio, TX

The Changing Population of Texas and San Antonio. Masters Leadership Program October 10, 2012 San Antonio, TX The Changing Population of Texas and San Antonio Masters Leadership Program October 10, 2012 San Antonio, TX Growing States, 2000-2010 2000 Population* 2010 Population* Numerical Change 2000-2010 Percent

More information

Unemployment Insurance, the Recession, and Race

Unemployment Insurance, the Recession, and Race Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity 433 Mendenhall Laboratory 125 South Oval Mall Columbus, OH 43210 www.kirwaninstitute.org Unemployment Insurance, the Recession, and Race A Kirwan Background

More information

An Equity Profile of the Kansas City Region. Summary. Overview. The Equity Indicators Framework. central to the region s economic success now and

An Equity Profile of the Kansas City Region. Summary. Overview. The Equity Indicators Framework. central to the region s economic success now and An Equity Profile of the Kansas City Region PolicyLink and PERE An Equity Profile of the Kansas City Region Summary Overview Across the country, regional planning organizations, community organizations

More information