TABLE 8-3Insurance Coverage for Children With and Without Special Health Care Needs (SHCN), by Type of Coverage, 2000

Insurance All ChildrenaChildren with SHCN Children without SHCN
Any private 69.4 69.4 69.9
Public only 21.8 25.9 20.9
Uninsured 8.7 4.7 9.3

Includes unknown special health care need status, which is not shown. In 2000, an estimated 3 percent of children had unknown special health care needs.

From: 8, Access to Health Insurance and the Role of Risk-Adjusted Payments to Health Plans

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The Future of Disability in America.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Disability in America; Field MJ, Jette AM, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.
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