Table 6_3_1-3b

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_1.3b
Children who ever had their height and weight measured by a health provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total92.80.794.30.794.80.893.80.986.91.3
Age0–594.70.695.70.796.60.893.41.791.11.0
6–1791.90.893.60.894.01.093.91.084.61.7
GenderMale92.70.794.10.794.50.894.51.087.01.8
Female92.90.794.40.895.10.993.11.386.91.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor91.10.992.51.093.41.592.21.488.11.8
Near poor/low91.81.094.11.193.91.695.01.086.71.8
Middle92.51.094.50.895.10.894.42.182.63.2
High95.00.995.01.095.31.194.23.095.21.2
Health insuranceAny private94.50.895.00.895.20.994.51.490.61.9
Public only91.40.793.70.895.40.993.11.286.81.5
Uninsured82.42.586.62.885.93.8**74.83.8
Residence locationbMetropolitan92.80.694.50.695.10.693.81.187.01.3
  Large central metro89.91.492.81.493.61.693.01.584.02.0
  Large fringe metro94.60.795.60.795.80.896.52.188.92.4
  Medium metro94.10.994.71.095.31.093.41.491.21.7
  Small metro95.21.495.11.695.21.992.63.295.81.2
Nonmetropolitan92.72.493.42.593.93.293.41.585.74.0
  Micropolitan90.73.590.73.890.84.694.81.490.32.7
  Noncore96.21.698.10.999.40.491.93.173.610.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.40.794.90.795.30.893.80.990.61.6
Other83.41.682.13.674.96.9**83.91.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good92.80.794.30.794.80.893.70.986.81.3
Fair/poor94.41.995.32.0****90.85.0
CSHCNYes97.40.597.70.597.70.698.10.795.11.5
No91.60.893.30.894.01.092.41.285.71.4

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: 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_1-3b: 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_1-3b.html