TABLE 2

Prevalence and Characteristics of YSHCN Ages 12 to 18 Years: United States, 2009–2010 (n = 17 114)

Weighted n%
Gender
 Male2 527 67456.3
 Female1 963 92843.7
Age, y
 12–142 225 74149.4
 15–172 275 94350.6
Race/Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic white2 923 06464.9
 Non-Hispanic black632 19414.0
 Hispanic630 93714.0
 All othera315 4887.0
Primary language in home
 English4 255 26594.5
 Not English246 4195.5
Poverty status
 <100% FPLb885 22819.7
 100%–199% FPL950 64521.1
 200%–399% FPL1 300 98528.9
 ≥400% FPL1 364 82730.3
Impact on activities
 Always/usually/a great deal affected1 214 55327.0
 Somewhat/moderately affected1 719 24138.3
 Never affected1 559 76834.7
Emotional, behavioral, or developmental conditions
 Yes1 608 51435.7
 No2 893 17064.3
Medical Home
 Yesc1 861 04143.1
 No2 455 39656.9
Type of insurance
 Private2 461 73256.6
 Public1 396 00332.1
 Both private and public314 8007.2
 Uninsured179 8534.1
  • a All other includes respondents identified as Asian, Alaska Native, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, or Mixed Race.

  • b Based on the US Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. For most households surveyed in 2009 and 2010, 100% of the poverty level was defined as $22 050 for a family of 4.

  • c Meets MCHB criteria for a medical home.