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
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total92.80.791.10.991.81.092.51.095.00.9
Age0–594.70.691.91.194.91.194.51.096.90.9
6–1791.90.890.71.290.21.191.71.394.21.2
GenderMale92.70.791.31.391.61.292.31.294.81.0
Female92.90.790.91.091.91.192.71.295.41.1
RaceWhite, single race92.70.890.61.390.71.292.51.095.31.0
Black, single race93.90.992.31.495.21.094.42.194.43.0
Asian, single race89.32.9******96.61.9
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race92.63.4********
Multiple races94.71.895.82.296.41.8****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.30.792.51.094.11.194.50.895.01.0
Non-Hispanic, White94.80.893.41.593.91.695.10.895.31.1
Non-Hispanic, Black93.80.992.21.495.01.094.42.194.23.0
Hispanic, all races86.91.388.11.886.71.882.63.295.21.2
Health insuranceAny private94.50.893.91.992.21.794.21.095.70.9
Public only91.40.790.91.192.11.090.91.9**
Uninsured82.42.587.33.787.62.675.45.4**
Residence locationbMetropolitan92.80.690.51.192.10.992.11.195.50.8
  Large central metro89.91.487.81.991.31.488.42.692.22.1
  Large fringe metro94.60.794.82.093.21.593.21.296.21.1
  Medium metro94.10.990.81.891.91.995.11.097.11.1
  Small metro95.21.491.92.694.02.594.92.498.61.3
Nonmetropolitan92.72.493.91.490.23.394.42.190.85.1
  Micropolitan90.73.593.12.088.15.092.33.087.76.5
  Noncore96.21.695.12.193.03.398.61.0**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.40.793.01.093.71.094.61.095.40.9
Other83.41.684.32.586.02.077.13.588.93.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good92.80.790.81.091.71.092.51.095.10.9
Fair/poor94.41.998.60.892.84.0****
CSHCNYes97.40.596.91.096.51.097.50.898.21.0
No91.60.889.51.190.71.191.21.294.21.1

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_3_1-3c.html