Uninsured - Population under 19 by health insurance coverage status (1 year estimate) in Pennsylvania

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Why This Indicator Matters

Health insurance promotes preventive care, reduces emergency care, saves money and contributes to a child's overall well-being. This latest data demonstrates that part of our strategy to increase the number of kids in Pennsylvania with health insurance starts with our youngest citizens because the early years of a child’s life are a critical period of brain development.
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Definitions: Children age 0-18 by health insurance coverage status (no health insurance, covered by public insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP), covered by private insurance, covered by both public and private insurance).

Data Source: Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children's analysis of the U.S Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey (C27010)

Footnotes: Updated November 2019.