Eligible Children Enrolled in Medicaid:


Ages 6 - 19


Eligible Children Enrolled in Medicaid: Ages 6 - 19

Year Kansas Rate Kansas Count US Rate US Count Iowa Rate Iowa Count
2002 37.47% 20,143 55.25% 4,925,129 48.05% 49,096
2003 59.87% 45,072 59.08% 5,487,315 49.49% 50,113
2004 52.64% 40,232 57.58% 5,473,160 60.39% 58,881
2005 47.79% 40,692 59.11% 5,498,473 62.55% 61,035
2006 63.62% 54,882 58.62% 5,407,804 59.59% 69,706
2007 63.33% 43,870 60.95% 5,745,501 65.63% 55,922
2008 42.18% 40,308 61.71% 6,220,303 60.33% 63,294

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Demographic Group: US Residents between the ages of 6 and 19.
Data Source: CPS Current Population Survey
http://www.census.gov/cps/data/cpstablecreator.html
Numerator: Population between the ages of 6 and 19 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 6 and 19, 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 6 - 19:
  • Kansas <= 100%
  • Iowa <= 133%
  • US <= 100%.

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.