Table 6_3_1-3c

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_1.3c
Children who ever had their height and weight measured by a health provider, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race92.70.890.61.390.
Black, single race93.90.992.31.495.
Asian, single race89.32.9******96.61.9
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race92.63.4********
Multiple races94.71.895.****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.30.792.
Non-Hispanic, White94.80.893.41.593.91.695.10.895.31.1
Non-Hispanic, Black93.80.992.21.495.
Hispanic, all races86.91.388.11.886.71.882.
Health insuranceAny private94.50.893.91.992.21.794.
Public only91.40.790.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan92.80.690.
  Large central metro89.91.487.81.991.31.488.42.692.22.1
  Large fringe metro94.60.794.
  Medium metro94.10.990.81.891.91.995.
  Small metro95.21.491.92.694.02.594.92.498.61.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.40.793.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good92.80.790.

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_1-3c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.