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Infographic: Uninsured Children

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National Health Interview Survey (2012)

National Health Interview Survey

The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is the principal source of information on the health of the civilian non-institutionalized population of the United States.

California Health Interview Survey

California Health Interview Survey

The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) is the largest state health survey in the nation; it is a random-dial telephone survey that asks questions on a wide range of health topics.

Generational Cohorts, Age at Arrival (2009)

Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (2009)

Using data from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey, this paper examines generational cohort differences in access to health services among Asian and Latino immigrant adults.

Language Concordance and Patient- Physician Communication (2011)

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2011)

This study sought to examine whether perceived mental health needs and discussion of these needs differed as a function of race or ethnicity and language concordance in older Latinos and Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs).

Health Status and Health Services Access (2010)

American Journal of Public Health (2010)

This article found that Asian ethnicities have heterogeneous health care access and utilization patterns, suggesting the need for targeted outreach to different Asian ethnic groups.

Community Health Centers (2010)

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (2010)

This report looks at Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations and their membership demographics and patient rates from 2000-2008.

Health Coverage and Access to Care (2008)

Kaiser Family Foundation and APIAHF (2008)

A new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum examines the health coverage, access to health care, and health status of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups in the United States, and finds that certain subgroups are doing much worse than others in terms of health insurance coverage and access to health care.

Coverage Gains (2011)

APIA Health Forum (2011)

This report highlights how health care reform will provide coverage to countless uninsured and underinsured Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific islander (AA and NHPi) children.

The Impact of Health Care Reform (2012)

APIA Health Forum (2012)

This report details how Asian Americans, Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders will be affected following health care reform, topics include: current coverage landscape, medicaid expansion, health insurance exchanges, and youth adult coverage.