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Parents With Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare

This indicator shows the percentage of parents who reported difficulty obtaining medical care for a child in the past year (among parents of children 0-17).

Parents With Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare

1.9
2.5
Comparison: U.S. Value 

2.5

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Access to comprehensive, quality health care services is important for the achievement of health equity and for increasing the quality of a healthy life for everyone.
It impacts: overall physical, social, and mental health status; prevention of disease and disability; detection and treatment of health conditions; quality of life; preventable death; and life expectancy.

Parents With Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare : Time Series

2008: 3.0 2011: 2.5

percent

Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare, by Age Group

0-5: 1.8 6-12: 2.8 13-17: 3.3 Overall: 2.5

percent

Parents With Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare

Comparison: Prior Value 

2.5

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Access to comprehensive, quality health care services is important for the achievement of health equity and for increasing the quality of a healthy life for everyone.
It impacts: overall physical, social, and mental health status; prevention of disease and disability; detection and treatment of health conditions; quality of life; preventable death; and life expectancy.

Parents With Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare : Time Series

2008: 3.0 2011: 2.5

percent

Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare, by Age Group

0-5: 1.8 6-12: 2.8 13-17: 3.3 Overall: 2.5

percent