TABLE 2

Sociodemographic Characteristics of YSHCN Aged 12 to 17 Years: United States, 2005–2006 (N = 18 198)

Weighted na%
Gender
    Male2 441 00057.1
    Female1 830 00042.8
Age, y
    12–142 142 00050.1
    15–172 136 00049.9
Race/ethnicity
    Non-Hispanic white2917,00068.2
    Non-Hispanic black665 00015.5
    Hispanic432 00010.1
    All otherb264 0006.2
Primary language in home
    English4 122 00096.3
    Not English152 0003.5
Poverty status
     <100% of federal poverty levelc755 00017.7
    100%–199% of federal poverty level937 00021.9
    200%–399% of federal poverty level1 269 00029.7
    ≥400% of federal poverty level1 317 00030.8
Impact on activities
    Always/usually/a great deal affected1 053 00024.6
    Somewhat/moderately affected1 669 00039.0
    Never affected1 541 00036.0
Medical homed
    Yes1 839 00045.2
    No2 226 00054.8
Insurance coverage
    Yes4 098 56696.1
    No168 1413.9
  • a Rounded to the nearest thousand.

  • b All other includes respondents identified as Asian, Alaska Native, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, or mixed race.

  • c Based on the US Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. For most households surveyed in 2005, 100% of the poverty level was defined as $19 350 for a family of 4. For most households surveyed in 2006, 100% of the poverty level was defined as $20 000 for a family of 4.

  • d Meets MCHB criteria for a medical home.