Child Health Poll Reveals Stable Rates of Uninsured Children and High Mental Health Diagnoses in Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee – The most recent analysis of the 2024 Tennessee Child Health Poll has uncovered steady rates of uninsured children in Tennessee, alongside alarming levels of mental health diagnoses among the state’s youth. According to the annual poll conducted by the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy, 4.5% of Tennessee children are uninsured, marking a significant reduction from the peak of 9% in 2020. The poll revealed that approximately 41% of parents reported their …

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