The US data maps below compare each state’s performance to the national average on key child health indicators in the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) and National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN).
Click on any topic of interest below, and then click on your state(s) of interest to compare performance on the indicator. US data maps from current years of the NSCH and NS-CSHCN may be found here. To view several of the child health indicators below on one state profile, choose your state from our data snapshots page.
Overall Child Health Status Overall Oral Health Status Injury Breastfed Ever Overweight/Obese Children Risk of Developmental or Behavioral Problems Positive Social Skills Missed School Days
Current Health Insurance Insurance Coverage Consistency Insurance Adequacy Preventive Health Care Visits Preventive Dental Care Visits Developmental Screening Mental Health Care Medical Home Quality of Care Summary Measure
School and Activities
School Engagement Repeating a Grade Activities Outside of School Screen Time
Reading to Young Children Singing & Telling Stories Religious Services Mother's Health Father's Health Smoking in the Household Child Care
Child & Family's Neighborhood
Neighborhood Amenities Neighborhood Conditions Supportive Neighborhood Safety of Child in Neighborhood
Core Outcomes/Performance Measures Outcome #1: CSHCN whose families are partners in decision making and satisfied with services Outcome #2: CSHCN have a medical home Outcome #3: CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance Outcome #4: CSHCN who are screened early and continuously for special health care needs Outcome #5: Community-based services are organized for ease of use Outcome #6: CSHCN Youth receive services needed for transition to adulthood (ages 12-17 only) Met All 5 Core Outcomes (CSHCN ages 0-11 only) Met All 6 Core Outcomes (ages 12-17 only)
National Chartbook Indicators Indicator #1: CSHCN whose conditions affect their activities Indicator #2: CSHCN with 11 or more days of school absences due to illness Indicator #3: CSHCN without insurance at some point during past year Indicator #4: CSHCN without insurance at time of survey Indicator #5: Currently insured CSHCN whose insurance is inadequate Indicator #6: CSHCN with any unmet need for specific health care services Indicator #7: CSHCN with any unmet need for family support services Indicator #8: CSHCN needing a referral who have difficulty getting it Indicator #9: CSHCN without a usual source of care when sick Indicator #10: CSHCN without any personal doctor or nurse Indicator #11: CSHCN without family-centered care Indicator #12: CSHCN whose families pay $1,000 or more out-of-pocket Indicator #13: CSHCN whose conditions cause financial problems for family Indicator #14: CSHCN whose families spend 11 or more hours per week providing health care Indicator #15: CSHCN whose conditions cause family members to cut back or stop working