Definition: Percentage of children ages 0-17 with special health care needs whose
families spend 11 hours or more per week providing, arranging, and/or
coordinating care, by type of insurance.
Data Source: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (Dec. 2012).
Footnote: Children with special health care needs are defined as those who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally. For more information, see the Data Source above.