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  • Survey: 2007 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: State Profile
  • State/Region: Nationwide
  • Topic: School and Activities
  • Question: School Engagement
  • Sub Group: Emotional, behavioral or developmental issues

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Tabular Data

How many children are currently engaged in school? (details...)
Not consistently engaged in schoolConsistently engaged in schoolTotal %
One or more emotional, behavioral or developmental issues%48.751.3100.0
C.I.(45.3 - 52.0)(48.0 - 54.7)
Sample Count2,3802,416
Pop. Est.1,860,9451,962,929
No qualifying emotional, behavioral or developmental issues%21.178.9100.0
C.I.(19.0 - 23.3)(76.7 - 81.0)
Sample Count2,0658,165
Pop. Est.1,573,1395,870,727
No qualifying special health needs (non-CSHCN)%16.383.7100.0
C.I.(15.4 - 17.2)(82.8 - 84.6)
Sample Count7,59241,416
Pop. Est.6,185,24231,788,982

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

DATA ALERT: Children with ongoing emotional, behavioral or developmental issues are identified by the answers to two questions on the validated CSHCN screener. For more information, follow this link: Children with Special Health Care Needs Screener

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With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children’s Health was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations, presentations and conclusions included on this site.

Suggested citation format: National Survey of Children's Health. NSCH 2007. Data query from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health website. Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from