Access & Affordability
Children who are uninsured
Percent of children ages 0–18 without health insurance coverage
About this data measure
- Children who have health insurance coverage are healthier and have fewer preventable hospitalizations than those who are uninsured. (Source: RI Kids Count Factbook)
- While Rhode Island is a national leader in children with health insurance, since 2016 the percentage of Rhode Island children who are uninsured has increased slightly.
- Hispanic children are more likely to be uninsured than other groups.
Measure Source: American Community Survey