Eligible Children Enrolled in Medicaid:


Ages 1 - 5


Eligible Children Enrolled in Medicaid: Ages 1 - 5

Year Kansas Rate Kansas Count US Rate US Count Iowa Rate Iowa Count
2002 56.88% 28,736 63.62% 3,392,702 56.78% 22,594
2003 59.35% 25,452 67.65% 3,739,400 48.07% 20,341
2004 64.08% 27,745 68.82% 3,758,711 73.30% 32,902
2005 68.09% 36,989 65.39% 3,610,767 64.99% 32,198
2006 75.13% 57,332 65.62% 3,719,485 73.80% 38,874
2007 70.29% 47,523 68.61% 4,066,812 71.45% 33,667
2008 65.33% 35,024 71.19% 4,415,445 64.18% 26,457

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Demographic Group: US Residents between the ages of 1 and 5.
Data Source: CPS Current Population Survey
http://www.census.gov/cps/data/cpstablecreator.html
Numerator: Population, between the ages of 1 and 5, that are eligible for Medicaid benefits and are enrolled in Medicaid (eligibility requirements are explained in the Notes section).
Denominator: Estimated population, between the ages of 1 and 5, of the geographic region that are eligible to receive Medicaid benefits.

Obtained from the US Census website:
http://www.census.gov/cps/data/cpstablecreator.html

Unit: percentage
Notes: Medicaid eligibility was based solely on FPL (Federal Poverty Level) for this children aged 1 - 5:
  • Kansas <= 133%
  • Iowa <= 133%
  • US <= 133%

The source did not allow for a 133% FPL cutoff so it was interpolated based on the 125% and 150% cutoffs.

Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
  • Numerator (count) data was added to the data table.
  • Indicator was broken into three subcategories based on age group (<1, 1-5, 6-19).
  • The definition of the indicator was added to the footnotes.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

9/24/2009

  • Data for the year 2008 was added to the chart and data table.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.