Table 6_3_1-3a

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 6_3_1.3a
Children who ever had their height and weight measured by a health provider, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total92.80.792.70.893.90.989.32.9**92.63.494.71.8
Age0–594.70.695.10.693.61.694.22.5****92.52.9
6–1791.90.891.61.094.01.086.33.6****96.12.0
GenderMale92.70.792.50.894.61.088.14.1****93.13.2
Female92.90.793.00.893.21.290.33.1****96.61.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor91.10.990.61.392.31.4******95.82.2
Near poor/low91.81.090.71.295.21.0******96.41.8
Middle92.51.092.51.094.42.1********
High95.00.995.31.094.43.096.61.9******
Health insuranceAny private94.50.894.50.994.61.494.02.1****95.83.0
Public only91.40.790.90.993.31.1******95.61.6
Uninsured82.42.580.52.8**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan92.80.692.70.794.01.089.62.9****95.81.1
  Large central metro89.91.488.91.693.01.587.94.1******
  Large fringe metro94.60.794.50.896.72.0********
  Medium metro94.10.994.40.993.61.4********
  Small metro95.21.495.21.692.73.1********
Nonmetropolitan92.72.492.82.993.41.5********
  Micropolitan90.73.590.64.194.81.4********
  Noncore96.21.696.91.891.93.1********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.40.794.60.893.90.993.02.6****94.51.9
Other83.41.682.61.8**85.14.7******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good92.80.792.70.893.80.989.12.9**92.33.694.51.9
Fair/poor94.41.993.22.6**********
CSHCNYes97.40.597.20.698.20.7********
No91.60.891.60.992.61.188.63.1****93.22.4

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

b For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6_3_1-3a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_3_1-3a.html