Table 6_3_3-3a

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_3.3a
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider ever gave advice about healthy eating, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total54.51.055.41.254.32.050.65.4****43.54.3
Age2–562.01.663.31.862.33.0********
6–1752.11.152.81.351.92.349.15.9****42.25.0
GenderMale53.41.354.61.552.02.552.26.6****35.95.3
Female55.61.256.21.456.62.349.35.8****51.95.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor51.41.750.72.252.73.2********
Near poor/low50.01.850.12.254.53.3********
Middle54.61.755.41.952.43.9********
High59.92.060.92.160.45.456.87.0******
Health insuranceAny private56.91.357.71.555.82.755.46.4****41.06.3
Public only51.81.451.91.853.32.9******51.15.9
Uninsured42.23.443.13.7**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan56.71.157.81.356.01.950.75.5****42.64.5
  Large central metro57.21.858.02.158.52.450.36.5******
  Large fringe metro60.12.061.52.457.53.5********
  Medium metro53.82.354.82.549.75.4********
  Small metro50.93.252.73.947.76.3********
Nonmetropolitan42.92.243.02.443.58.2********
  Micropolitan41.73.042.23.042.411.9********
  Noncore45.24.044.64.444.911.0********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish55.21.156.11.354.22.058.07.0****43.54.3
Other50.72.151.32.3**42.06.7******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good54.51.155.41.254.12.050.65.5****42.14.5
Fair/poor54.54.052.74.8**********
CSHCNYes62.21.762.31.964.33.1********
No52.41.153.51.351.22.049.25.7****40.24.9

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_3-3a: 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_3-3a.html