TABLE 3.

Unmet Need or Delays in Care Before and After Enrollment Among Children Who Needed Care

By Income Group (% FPL)
Type of Unmet Need or Delay in Care≤133134–200>200Total
Weighted % (SE)Weighted % (SE)Weighted % (SE)Weighted % (SE)
Medical
    Before enrollment9 (4)4 (1)4 (1)5 (1)
    While enrolled.7 (.6).6 (.3).6 (.3).6§ (.2)
Prescription drug
    Before enrollment6 (3)4 (1)3 (1)4 (1)
    While enrolled3 (1)4 (1)1 (.7)3 (.7)
Dental
    Before enrollment40 (6)31 (3)18 (3)31 (2)
    While enrolled32 (5)25 (3)22 (3)27 (2)
Vision
    Before enrollment42 (9)24 (7)21 (7)30 (5)
    While enrolled22 (6)15 (5)14 (5)17 (3)
Mental health
    Before enrollment58* (14)22* (10)15* (8)33 (8)
    While enrolled32 (13)10 (5)15 (6)17 (5)
Any excluding dental
    Before enrollment20 (4)10 (2)7 (2)12 (1)
    While enrolled10§ (2)6 (1)5§ (1)7§ (1)
  • SE indicates standard error.

  • * 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.

  • 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.