Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable chdencov: Dental insurance coverage, child

Literal Question

CHI_6. Is this child covered for dental care?

Descriptive Text

The child dental insurance variable answers whether the selected child has dental insurance. The universe for this variable includes all children age 0 to 17. In 2018 we asked: Is this child covered for dental care? This question differed slightly from our question in 2010: Do you now have any type of insurance that pays for part or all of (CHILD's) dental care?

Values Categories N NW
0 No 218 174,940.6
 13.9%
1 Yes 1288 1,086,796.3
 86.1%
-8 Not in universe 5694 3,327,471.7
-7 Interview suspended 10 6,832.7

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1506 1261736.893
Missing cases 5704 3334304.426
Standard deviation 0.352 0.346
This variable is numeric

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