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Table 1:
Characteristics of Patients in 5th Children's Health Report

*Better Health's 5th report (describing care in 2018) includes 264,550 children, cared for by 1,012 providers, working in 159 practices within 6 health systems.


REPORTING PERIOD:
JAN 2018 - DEC 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 City of Akron
% 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
264,550
49.5
 
55.3
40.5
3.6
0.6
 
69.8
21.2
5.2
3.8
 
97.4
1.6
1.0
 
16.5
36.2
7.3
16.0
 
54.3
88.5
30.1
23.2
 
2.2
74.6
15.4
16.4
12.1
11.1
17.2
Ages 2-6
94,251
48.8
 
48.8
46.6
4.1
0.5
 
68.4
22.4
5.4
3.8
 
97.1
1.7
1.2
 
17.2
34.5
8.4
16.6
 
51.7
87.8
31.7
24.6
 
2.5
72.5
14.3
10.7
9.4
11.6
14.5
Ages 7-12
97,295
49.0
 
56.2
40.0
3.2
0.6
 
70.1
20.6
5.3
4.0
 
97.3
1.7
1.0
 
15.9
35.6
7.3
16.2
 
54.8
88.6
29.7
22.8
 
2.1
75.3
15.6
19.4
9.4
11.0
19.6
Ages 13+
73,004
51.0
 
62.6
33.2
3.5
0.7
 
71.3
20.3
5.0
3.4
 
97.8
1.5
0.7
 
16.6
39.4
5.9
14.9
 
57.1
89.1
28.6
22.0
 
2.0
75.7
16.6
19.9
18.0
10.7
17.5