Table 6_3_2-3b

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_2.3b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total34.80.934.31.035.51.233.31.936.81.7
Age2–531.61.531.01.833.22.230.73.333.72.4
6–1735.81.035.31.136.31.434.02.138.01.9
GenderMale35.21.134.71.436.31.632.92.436.82.1
Female34.41.033.91.234.71.533.72.336.81.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor30.91.529.62.029.02.831.13.233.82.5
Near poor/low34.61.732.02.331.93.236.33.440.42.4
Middle33.71.534.11.834.82.230.53.031.73.4
High38.71.938.12.039.62.237.46.746.06.2
Health insuranceAny private36.11.235.61.336.81.534.32.539.83.3
Public only33.21.432.01.931.32.632.63.035.62.0
Uninsured28.52.926.34.329.85.7**32.03.6
Residence locationbMetropolitan36.61.036.31.138.41.433.81.937.51.7
  Large central metro37.51.338.31.543.62.634.22.436.02.3
  Large fringe metro38.62.038.22.239.52.539.04.041.34.2
  Medium metro33.82.332.22.533.03.130.34.541.84.0
  Small metro33.12.633.93.036.33.623.63.528.44.8
Nonmetropolitan25.51.925.32.024.11.830.07.627.85.9
  Micropolitan24.12.223.52.223.02.527.87.629.17.0
  Noncore28.04.428.34.726.14.7****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish34.81.034.71.035.61.233.22.035.62.5
Other34.72.025.94.331.08.1**37.82.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good34.80.934.31.035.51.333.42.036.81.7
Fair/poor36.04.035.74.8****37.26.8
CSHCNYes43.51.642.71.743.32.141.23.149.34.7
No32.51.031.81.233.21.530.82.135.01.8

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: 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_2-3b: 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_2-3b.html