Table 6_3_11-3c

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_11.3c
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race38.41.332.
Black, single race33.
Asian, single race40.24.6******37.75.9
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races31.94.6********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races38.
Non-Hispanic, White39.51.531.83.536.13.438.82.443.72.5
Non-Hispanic, Black32.
Hispanic, all races35.01.733.22.336.82.329.
Health insuranceAny private40.51.432.44.338.
Public only33.51.433.11.934.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan39.
  Large central metro38.51.833.
  Large fringe metro43.42.531.
  Medium metro38.12.736.
  Small metro38.42.930.75.844.06.941.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish38.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good37.

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_11-3c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.