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
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total34.80.930.91.534.61.733.71.538.71.9
Age2–531.61.527.22.431.92.832.22.834.23.3
6–1735.81.032.41.835.51.934.11.740.12.2
GenderMale35.21.131.11.932.62.134.52.040.32.5
Female34.41.030.72.136.82.232.82.037.02.2
RaceWhite, single race35.91.031.41.935.42.134.31.840.32.0
Black, single race33.51.930.93.136.83.330.63.038.46.3
Asian, single race26.33.1******25.14.4
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races28.03.8********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races34.31.029.62.032.02.334.11.838.12.0
Non-Hispanic, White35.51.229.02.831.93.234.82.239.62.2
Non-Hispanic, Black33.31.931.13.236.33.430.53.037.46.7
Hispanic, all races36.81.733.82.540.42.431.73.446.06.2
Health insuranceAny private36.11.236.14.734.22.833.91.739.12.0
Public only33.21.430.81.634.22.338.23.8**
Uninsured28.52.919.04.739.54.920.54.4**
Residence locationbMetropolitan36.61.031.61.637.02.035.51.740.12.0
  Large central metro37.51.331.22.540.02.236.23.142.03.2
  Large fringe metro38.62.030.14.740.35.237.83.340.93.2
  Medium metro33.82.333.03.533.15.032.43.936.54.8
  Small metro33.12.632.64.327.54.932.65.438.76.0
Nonmetropolitan25.51.928.14.123.93.425.12.625.14.4
  Micropolitan24.12.229.05.023.03.822.14.1**
  Noncore28.04.426.76.925.25.231.37.3**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish34.81.029.71.932.82.134.61.738.91.9
Other34.72.034.62.940.32.627.24.1**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good34.80.930.71.634.31.833.71.538.91.9
Fair/poor36.04.034.95.9******
CSHCNYes43.51.645.03.041.13.341.93.145.93.4
No32.51.026.81.533.01.931.71.736.72.0

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_3_2-3c.html