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