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In 2017, the percent of
children considered to be poor ranged from 
10.2% in North Dakota to 34.0% in D.C.
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2018 Measures and Estimates on State Health Compare

State Health Compare now contains 45 measures on a range of topics including health insurance coverage; cost of care; health behaviors; health outcomes; access to and utilization of care; care quality; public health; and social and economic determinants of health. These measures come from 16 data sources and are available for timespans ranging from four to 17 years. See a full breakdown of measures, data sources, and data years available.

Welcome to SHADAC's State Health Compare!

State Health Compare expands the health care discussion beyond a focus on coverage and allows analysts and policymakers to view state-level data on a wide range of topics through a broader Culture of Health lens. You can view data through maps, bar charts, trends, and tables. It's easy to explore within your state as well as compare across states and over time.

Watch: State Health Compare Virtual Tour

Join SHADAC Senior Research Fellow Joanna Turner on a guided tour of State Health Compare's user interface. Ms. Turner provides an overview of available estimates and shows how users can generate maps, bar charts, trend lines, and tables to examine the estimates within and across states and over time, as well as by characteristics such as age, race/ethnicity, etc. Ms. Turner also demonstrates how to download graphics and export the underlying data.