Definition: Estimated percentage of women with a live birth who before age 14 were in foster care or were removed from their homes by a court or child welfare agency, by prenatal insurance coverage type (e.g., an estimated 1% of privately insured California women with a live birth in 2013-2014 had been in foster care or removed from their homes by a court or child welfare agency).
Data Source: California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program, & University of California, San Francisco, Center on Social Disparities in Health, Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA) Survey (Mar. 2018).
Footnote: MIHA is an annual population-based survey of California resident women with a live birth in the calendar year. Percentages are weighted to represent all women with a live birth in California and counties during the time period. Refer to the MIHA technical notes for information on weighting methods.