TABLE 2.

Reported Need for Services Before and After Enrollment

By Income Group (% FPL)
Type of Reported Need for Service≤133 Weighted %134–200 Weighted %>200 Weighted %Total Weighted %
Medical
    Before enrollment58* (4.3)69* (2.7)68* (2.8)65 (1.9)
    While enrolled71* (3.8)85* (2.0)87* (2.0)81 (1.5)
        Enrolled 6–12 mo69 (6.4)83 (4.5)78 (5.6)77 (3.3)
        Enrolled >12 mo71 (4.7)85 (2.2)89 (2.0)82 (1.7)
Prescription drug
    Before enrollment64 (4.2)73 (2.6)70 (2.8)70 (1.9)
    While enrolled74 (3.5)86 (1.9)89 (1.8)83§ (1.4)
        Enrolled 6–12 mo64 (6.8)71 (5.4)69 (6.3)68 (3.7)
        Enrolled >12 mo79 (4.0)90 (1.7)94 (1.5)88 (1.4)
Dental
    Before enrollment58 (4.3)57 (2.9)53 (3.0)57 (2.0)
    While enrolled72§ (4.0)72§ (2.6)72§ (2.7)72§ (1.8)
        Enrolled 6–12 mo58 (7.6)59 (5.8)59 (6.7)59 (4.0)
        Enrolled >12 mo78 (4.4)76 (2.8)75 (3.0)76 (2.0)
Vision
    Before enrollment14 (2.5)11 (1.6)9 (1.5)12 (1.1)
    While enrolled17 (2.5)15 (1.6)16§ (1.5)16§ (1.1)
        Enrolled 6–12 mo16 (5.1)10 (3)11 (3.8)12 (2.4)
        Enrolled >12 mo18 (3.7)16 (2.3)18 (23)17 (1.6)
Mental health
    Before enrollment6 (1.8)4 (1.0)6 (1.2)5 (.7)
    While enrolled9 (1.8)9§ (1.6)11§ (1.7)9§ (1.1)
        Enrolled 6–12 mo7 (3.6)8 (2.4)6 (2.5)7 (1.8)
        Enrolled >12 mo9 (2.9)10 (1.9)12 (2.0)10 (1.3)
Any excluding dental#
    Before enrollment73 (3.9)78 (2.3)77 (2.5)77 (1.7)
    While enrolled86* (2.7)94* (1.3)95* (1.7)92 (1.1)
    Enrolled 6–12 mo86 (3.7)88 (3.9)86 (4.8)87 (2.4)
    Enrolled >12 mo86* (3.5)95* (1.1)97* (1.1)93 (1.1)
  • * Difference by income group statistically significant at the P < .05 level by weighted χ2 test.

  • Difference by income group statistically significant at the P < .01 level by weighted χ2 test.

  • Difference between before and after enrollment statistically significant at the P < .05 level.

  • § Difference between before and after enrollment statistically significant at the P < .01 level.

  • Difference between length of enrollment categories within same income group statistically significant at the P < .05 level by weighted χ2 test.

  • Difference between income group within same enrollment category statistically significant at the P < .05 level by weighted χ2 test.

  • # Dental care was not covered by CMSP at the time of the study.

  • Note: Within-subject tests restricted children who needed service before and while enrolled.