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  • Survey: 2009/10 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Starting Point: CSHCN Prevalence and Demographics
  • State/Region: Nationwide
  • Topic: Demographics and CSHCN prevalence for all children ages 0-17 (n=371,617)
  • Question: How many children have special health care needs? (details)
  • Sub Group: Age - 3 groups

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Tabular Data

How many children have special health care needs? (details)
Non-CSHCNCSHCNTotal %
0-5 years old%90.79.3100.0
C.I.(90.4 - 91.1)(8.9 - 9.6)
Sample Count101,85810,775
Pop. Est.22,834,9972,328,780
6-11 years old%82.317.7100.0
C.I.(81.9 - 82.7)(17.3 - 18.1)
Sample Count109,01524,085
Pop. Est.19,961,6224,292,886
12-17 years old%81.618.4100.0
C.I.(81.2 - 82.0)(18.0 - 18.8)
Sample Count100,80025,081
Pop. Est.20,336,3844,581,950

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

DATA ALERT: This information derives from the SCREENER file and includes all children, not just CSHCN.

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With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs was conducted by 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.

Suggested citation format: National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs. NS-CSHCN 2009/10. Data query from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health website. Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from www.childhealthdata.org.

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