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
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total37.41.132.31.835.61.837.31.842.32.1
Age2–536.61.733.22.732.42.636.52.842.83.8
6–1737.71.231.92.036.82.037.52.042.12.3
GenderMale38.31.333.52.335.72.338.22.143.22.7
Female36.61.331.12.135.62.136.32.241.22.6
RaceWhite, single race38.41.332.62.135.82.237.12.144.12.3
Black, single race33.22.230.93.236.73.333.74.031.46.3
Asian, single race40.24.6******37.75.9
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races31.94.6********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races38.01.231.92.535.12.438.72.041.92.3
Non-Hispanic, White39.51.531.83.536.13.438.82.443.72.5
Non-Hispanic, Black32.92.231.23.335.63.533.74.030.36.6
Hispanic, all races35.01.733.22.336.82.329.73.146.65.9
Health insuranceAny private40.51.432.44.338.23.139.22.043.52.2
Public only33.51.433.11.934.02.234.23.9**
Uninsured23.82.623.55.231.54.417.94.3**
Residence locationbMetropolitan39.91.233.72.039.42.039.22.044.52.3
  Large central metro38.51.833.83.040.02.538.53.441.24.2
  Large fringe metro43.42.531.95.036.24.842.53.949.83.9
  Medium metro38.12.736.14.039.04.634.94.142.54.7
  Small metro38.42.930.75.844.06.941.15.135.56.2
Nonmetropolitan24.32.226.64.118.93.328.33.520.04.6
  Micropolitan23.42.426.95.120.14.425.23.1**
  Noncore25.83.926.25.817.45.234.58.5**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish38.01.231.22.234.72.238.62.042.82.2
Other34.31.936.33.838.42.427.24.0**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good37.51.132.01.936.01.837.11.842.62.2
Fair/poor33.73.837.36.3******
CSHCNYes43.51.840.03.242.73.643.53.046.44.1
No35.91.229.81.834.01.835.71.941.32.2

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_3_11-3c.html