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Compare Data Across States: Previous Years

The US data maps below compare each state’s performance to the national average on key child health indicators in the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) and National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN).

Click on any topic of interest below, and then click on your state(s) of interest to compare performance on the indicator. US data maps from current years of the NSCH and NS-CSHCN may be found here. To view several of the child health indicators below on one state profile, choose your state from our data snapshots page.

2007 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) State Maps

Health Status

Overall Child Health Status
Overall Oral Health Status
Breastfed Ever
Overweight/Obese Children
Risk of Developmental or Behavioral Problems
Positive Social Skills
Missed School Days

Health Care

Current Health Insurance
Insurance Coverage Consistency
Insurance Adequacy
Preventive Health Care Visits
Preventive Dental Care Visits
Developmental Screening
Mental Health Care
Medical Home
Quality of Care Summary Measure

School and Activities

School Engagement
Repeating a Grade
Activities Outside of School
Screen Time

Child's Family

Reading to Young Children
Singing & Telling Stories
Religious Services
Mother's Health
Father's Health
Smoking in the Household
Child Care

Child & Family's Neighborhood

Neighborhood Amenities
Neighborhood Conditions
Supportive Neighborhood
Safety of Child in Neighborhood

2005/06 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN) State Maps

Core Outcomes/Performance Measures
Outcome #1: CSHCN whose families are partners in decision making and satisfied with services
Outcome #2: CSHCN have a medical home
Outcome #3: CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance
Outcome #4: CSHCN who are screened early and continuously for special health care needs
Outcome #5: Community-based services are organized for ease of use
Outcome #6: CSHCN Youth receive services needed for transition to adulthood (ages 12-17 only)
Met All 5 Core Outcomes (CSHCN ages 0-11 only)
Met All 6 Core Outcomes (ages 12-17 only)

National Chartbook Indicators
Indicator #1: CSHCN whose conditions affect their activities
Indicator #2: CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness
Indicator #3: CSHCN without insurance at some point during past year
Indicator #4: CSHCN without insurance at time of survey
Indicator #5: Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is inadequate
Indicator #6: CSHCN with any unmet need for specific health care services
Indicator #7: CSHCN with any unmet need for family support services
Indicator #8: CSHCN needing a referral who have difficulty getting it
Indicator #9: CSHCN without a usual source of care when sick
Indicator #10: CSHCN without any personal doctor or nurse
Indicator #11: CSHCN without family-centered care
Indicator #12: CSHCN whose families pay $1,000 or more out-of-pocket
Indicator #13: CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for family
Indicator #14: CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing health care
Indicator #15: CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working