Formally known as the Resource for Interactive Child Health (RICH) Data, the updated State of Children's Health is an interactive dashboard specially designed to help educate policymakers and staff about the status of children's health in their states and congressional districts. Discover facts related to children's health such as:
- Health insurance coverage
- Access to health care services including children's hospitals
- Special health care needs
- Access to mental/behavioral health treatment
- Vaccination rates
- Socioeconomic status
- Adverse experiences food security
A printable factsheet is available that can be tailored to highlight state-specific and some congressional-level.
The State of Children’s Health is reliable, drawing data regularly from these credible sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, American Community Survey, National Survey of Children's Health, Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Kaiser Family Foundation and Children's Hospital Association.
- Click the print icon.
- Select state, the state metric to be highlighted (default is ACEs), and the congressional district.
- Enter contact information (optional) if you want to replace the graphic of children's hospitals in your state on the bottom of the page.