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)
  • Rhode Island is a national leader in children with health insurance, and the percentage of Rhode Island children who are uninsured has decreased slightly between 2018 and 2019.
  • Black or African American children are more likely to be uninsured than other groups.

Measure Source: American Community Survey

Children who are uninsured over time

Children who are uninsured demographic breakout