Table 6_3_11-3a

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_11.3a
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total37.41.138.41.333.22.240.24.6****31.94.6
Age2–536.61.738.62.031.62.8********
6–1737.71.238.31.433.72.444.86.2****34.15.4
GenderMale38.31.339.71.532.42.438.65.3****29.45.7
Female36.61.336.91.534.12.641.56.0****34.75.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor32.31.832.62.130.93.2********
Near poor/low35.61.835.82.236.73.3********
Middle37.31.837.12.133.74.0********
High42.32.144.12.331.46.337.75.9******
Health insuranceAny private40.51.441.51.735.23.041.15.4****33.16.6
Public only33.51.432.71.533.32.8******32.85.6
Uninsured23.82.626.63.3**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan39.91.241.21.535.02.140.44.6****32.85.2
  Large central metro38.51.839.62.335.43.339.57.1******
  Large fringe metro43.42.545.42.737.14.1********
  Medium metro38.12.738.83.330.04.1********
  Small metro38.42.939.33.135.25.5********
Nonmetropolitan24.32.223.72.2**********
  Micropolitan23.42.422.52.422.26.3********
  Noncore25.83.926.14.2**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish38.01.239.01.532.92.249.86.9****31.74.7
Other34.31.934.81.9**29.05.5******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good37.51.138.51.332.92.240.14.6****32.54.6
Fair/poor33.73.832.74.5**********
CSHCNYes43.51.845.02.236.83.4********
No35.91.236.61.432.22.337.64.8****33.65.1

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_11-3a: 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_11-3a.html