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Table 1:
Characteristics of Patients in 4th Children's Health Report

*Better Health's 4th report (describing July 2017 through June 2018) includes 260,448 patients seen by 950 providers, in 168 practices, within 6 health systems.


REPORTING PERIOD:
2017 - 2018
 
Number of Children
% Female
Insurance (%)
Commerical
Medicaid
Uninsured
Medicare
Race/Ethnicity (%)
Non-Hispanic White
Non-Hispanic Black or African-American
Hispanic or Latinx
Other Race/Ethnicity
Preferred Language (%)
English
Spanish
Other Language
Place of Residence
% in City of Cleveland
% in Cuyahoga County
% in Summit County
Home Neighborhood Characteristics
Median Income ($1000s)
High School Graduation Rate (%)
% of Single-Parent Households
% of Female-Led Households
Health Care Measures
Average # of Visits in the Period
% with BMI and BP measured
% Overweight BMI
% Obese BMI
% Elevated Blood Pressure
% Hypertensive Blood Pressure
% with a diagnosis of Asthma
All Children
260,448
49.4
 
55.3
40.6
3.5
0.6
 
69.4
21.5
5.3
3.7
 
97.4
1.6
1.0
 
17.2
36.9
16.4
 
54.1
88.5
30.2
23.4
 
2.2
71.9
14.9
18.4
13.0
11.2
17.4
Ages 2-6
76,150
48.7
 
48.0
47.5
4.1
0.5
 
67.8
23.1
5.4
3.7
 
97.2
1.6
1.2
 
18.1
35.0
17.1
 
51.2
87.7
32.0
24.9
 
2.5
67.3
13.1
18.4
10.4
13.5
14.3
Ages 7-12
95,409
48.9
 
55.0
41.3
3.1
0.6
 
69.5
21.1
5.4
4.0
 
97.4
1.6
1.0
 
16.7
36.1
16.6
 
54.2
88.5
30.0
23.2
 
2.1
72.8
14.7
19.4
9.9
11.5
19.7
Ages 13+
88,889
50.6
 
61.9
34.1
3.3
0.7
 
70.8
20.6
5.2
3.4
 
97.8
1.5
0.8
 
17.0
39.5
15.5
 
56.5
89.0
29.0
22.3
 
2.0
74.9
16.3
21.8
17.7
9.4
17.7