Table 4.

Proportion of Children Reporting Unmet Need or Delayed Care in the 6 Months Before Enrollment and 1 Year After Enrollment by Age Group

Age Group
0–56–1011–1415–19Total
Unmet/delay MD
 Baseline18.118.230.737.025.4§
 1 y later3.4 1.9 4.4 3.7 3.3
Unmet/delay emergency room care
 Baseline1.71.44.43.72.8
 1 y later0.60.01.71.50.9
Unmet/delay recommended care
 Baseline4.51.44.412.05.0§
 1 y later0.0* 0.51.31.5 0.8
Unmet/delay Rx
 Baseline9.68.610.215.010.5
 1 y later1.7 0.5 0.9 0.0 0.8
Unmet/delay dental
 Baseline24.140.253.954.143.1§
 1 y later2.8 9.6 14.8 13.3 10.3,
Unmet/delay eye
 Baseline2.313.527.630.018.1§
 1 y later0.63.8 3.1 5.9 3.2
Activities limited by parent caused by lack of health insurance
 Baseline5.69.615.418.512.0
 1 y later1.1* 0.5* 1.3 0.0 0.8
  • * Difference between baseline and 1-year follow-up is statistically significant at the P < .05 level.

  • Difference between baseline and 1-year follow-up is statistically significant at the P < .005 level.

  • Difference by age is statistically significant at theP < .005 level.

  • § Difference by age is statistically significant at theP < .005 level by the Pearson χ2 test.