Definitions: Children under age 18 not covered by any health insurance.
The data are based on health insurance coverage at the time of the survey; interviews are conducted throughout the calendar year. Children receiving health insurance through a variety of State Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP) are counted as having health insurance.
Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 - 2011 American Community Survey.
data for this measure come from the 2008 through 2011 American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS, fully
implemented, is designed to provide annually updated social, economic,
and housing data for states and communities.
Updated April 2013.
S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the
percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points. N.A. – Data
not available. A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can
be found at
Note: The District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are
not included in maps and rankings because they are not states and therefore comparisons on many
indicators of child well being are not meaningful.