Table 6_3_2-3c

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_2.3c
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 family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race35.
Black, single race33.51.930.
Asian, single race26.33.1******25.14.4
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races28.03.8********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races34.
Non-Hispanic, White35.
Non-Hispanic, Black33.31.931.
Hispanic, all races36.81.733.82.540.42.431.73.446.06.2
Health insuranceAny private36.
Public only33.21.430.81.634.22.338.23.8**
Residence locationbMetropolitan36.
  Large central metro37.51.331.22.540.
  Large fringe metro38.
  Medium metro33.82.333.03.533.
  Small metro33.12.632.64.327.54.932.65.438.76.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish34.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good34.80.930.71.634.31.833.71.538.91.9

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_2-3c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.