TABLE 1

Sociodemographic Characteristics of Youth With and Without SHCNs, Ages 12–17: United States, 2016

Overall, n = 20 708YSHCN, n = 5862Non-YSHCN, n = 14 846P
% (SE)% (SE)% (SE)
Sex
 Male51.1 (0.8)53.7 (1.4)50.2 (0.9).05
 Female48.9 (0.8)46.3 (1.4)49.8 (0.9)
Age, y
 12–1449.7 (0.8)48.7 (1.4)50.0 (0.9).42
 15–1750.3 (0.8)51.3 (1.4)50.0 (0.9)
Race and/or ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic53.2 (0.8)57.6 (1.5)51.8 (0.9)<.001
 Black or African American, non-Hispanic13.7 (0.6)15.8 (1.3)13.1 (0.7)
 Hispanic23.5 (0.9)19.1 (1.5)24.9 (1.0)
 Other, non-Hispanic9.6 (0.4)7.5 (0.5)10.3 (0.5)
Insurance type
 Private only60.2 (0.8)52.3 (1.4)25.9 (1.0)<.001
 Public only28.4 (0.8)35.9 (1.5)62.8 (1.0)
 Private and public4.8 (0.4)7.9 (0.9)3.8 (0.4)
 Uninsured6.6 (0.5)3.8 (0.5)7.5 (0.6)
Highest household education level
 Less than high school10.6 (0.8)8.9 (1.3)11.1 (1.0).33
 High school diploma or GED21.1 (0.7)21.2 (1.3)21.1 (0.8)
 Some college and/or technical school23.3 (0.6)24.6 (1.2)22.8 (0.8)
 College degree or higher45.0 (0.8)45.3 (1.4)44.9 (0.9)
Household poverty level, % FPL
 <100 20.5 (0.9)21.6 (1.3)20.1 (1.0).53
 100–199 21.9 (0.8)22.3 (1.4)21.8 (1.0)
 200–399 26.3 (0.7)25.1 (1.3)26.7 (0.9)
 ≥400 31.3 (0.7)31.0 (1.2)31.4 (0.8)