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Comparison: 1.9
Unit: percent
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Parents With Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare

Value: 2.5 percent
Measurement
Period:
2011
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: U.S. Value
Categories: Health / Access to Health Services
What is this Indicator?
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).
Why this is 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.
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey.
Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Time Series Data

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

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Unit: percent
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Parents With Difficulty Accessing Child's Healthcare

Value: 2.5 percent
Measurement
Period:
2011
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Access to Health Services
What is this Indicator?
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).
Why this is 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.
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.
Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Time Series Data

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

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