Table 6_3_2-3a

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_2.3a
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider ever gave advice about the amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies they should have, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total34.80.935.91.033.51.926.33.1****28.03.8
Age2–531.61.533.31.930.53.2********
6–1735.81.036.81.234.42.030.74.8****29.24.1
GenderMale35.21.136.51.333.32.425.54.2****27.24.9
Female34.41.035.31.333.82.227.04.2****29.05.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor30.91.531.41.930.93.1********
Near poor/low34.61.735.42.136.83.3********
Middle33.71.534.31.830.63.0********
High38.71.940.32.038.46.325.14.4******
Health insuranceAny private36.11.237.21.434.62.527.94.2****26.45.5
Public only33.21.433.51.633.02.9******33.85.4
Uninsured28.52.931.23.3**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan36.61.038.31.234.11.826.43.2****26.44.1
  Large central metro37.51.340.31.834.32.324.24.9******
  Large fringe metro38.62.039.82.239.43.7********
  Medium metro33.82.334.82.730.54.5********
  Small metro33.12.635.13.024.33.5********
Nonmetropolitan25.51.924.21.730.07.6********
  Micropolitan24.12.223.32.427.87.6********
  Noncore28.04.425.94.3**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish34.81.035.71.133.21.930.55.3****27.63.7
Other34.72.036.72.2**21.44.4******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good34.80.935.91.033.71.926.23.1****28.43.8
Fair/poor36.04.038.75.2**********
CSHCNYes43.51.644.71.941.73.1********
No32.51.033.71.231.02.025.83.5****26.94.2

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_2-3a: 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_2-3a.html