Definition: Estimated percentage of adults with caregiving responsibilities for children ages 0-17 who had and had not accessed public health insurance before and after early March 2020, by timing of usage and caregiver's race/ethnicity (e.g., in Wave 1 (Nov. 9 – Dec. 11, 2020), 6.5% of Hispanic/Latino caregivers in California had started using public health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic after not using it before the pandemic).
Data Source: Family Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Dec. 2020). Questionnaire: American Academy of Pediatrics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevent Child Abuse America & Tufts Medical Center; California oversample: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health & California Essentials for Childhood Initiative (California Dept. of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch & California Dept. of Social Services, Office of Child Abuse Prevention).
Footnote: Public health insurance is government- or state-subsidized coverage through the Affordable Care Act, Medi-Cal, etc. African American/black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, and white categories are mutually exclusive. These data are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error. The annotation [!] indicates that the margin of error for the estimate is between 5 and 10 percentage points.