Definition: Percentage of children ages 0-17 with special health care needs who were admitted to a hospital overnight in the past year, by race/ethnicity.
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. LNE (Low Number Event) refers to estimates that have been suppressed
because the sample sizes are too small to meet standards for
reliability. For more information, see the report in the Data Source above.