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Now Available on State Health Compare: Updated data on measures of social determinants of health, health insurance coverage, and children’s health through 2017December 4, 2018:
SHADAC has updated seven measures on our State Health Compare site. Updated content includes:
This measure shows rates of uninsurance or coverage type and is now available for all states from 2008 through 2017, with breakdowns by age, citizenship, disability status, education, family income, limited English proficiency, marital status, poverty level, race/ethnicity, sex, and work status.
This measure indicates the percent of children who live in households with incomes below the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG) with breakdowns for race/ethnicity. This measure is now available for all states from 2008 through 2017.
This measure shows the percent of people who are in families where out-of-pocket spending on health care, including premiums, accounted for more than 10 percent of annual income. The measure can be broken down by income and race/ethnicity and is now available from 2013 through 2017.
This measure captures state and federal spending on Medicaid as a share of each state’s budget and is now available for all states from 2000 through 2017.
This measure indicates the percent of adults who report being in poor or fair health, and is now available for all states from 2005 through 2017.
This measure indicates the percent of children ages 19-35 months who received all recommended vaccines and is now available for all states from 2000 through 2017.
This measure shows the percent of rental households that spend more than 30% of their households' monthly income on rent. Data for 2012-2017 is now available for all states, and can be broken down by income categories, Medicaid enrollment, and white/non-white status.
The State Health Compare estimates for coverage type, children considered to be poor, and unaffordable rents come from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS); the people with high medical cost care burden measure comes from the U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey (CPS); the Medicaid expenses as percent of the state budget rates comes from National Association of State Budget Officers Reports (NASBO); and the child vaccinations measure comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Immunization Survey.