Table 6_3_3-3b

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_3.3b
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider ever gave advice about healthy eating, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total54.51.054.81.256.01.454.12.053.31.8
Age2–562.01.663.31.865.82.162.13.157.72.8
6–1752.11.152.21.353.01.651.72.451.61.9
GenderMale53.41.353.71.555.21.851.82.552.32.4
Female55.61.255.91.456.81.856.42.354.42.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor51.41.751.02.249.13.252.93.252.42.7
Near poor/low50.01.848.82.248.83.154.03.452.72.6
Middle54.61.755.21.956.12.352.23.951.43.7
High59.92.059.72.160.62.359.95.661.75.6
Health insuranceAny private56.91.356.91.457.71.655.52.756.93.1
Public only51.81.451.21.950.92.752.93.053.12.4
Uninsured42.23.442.34.743.36.2**42.04.2
Residence locationbMetropolitan56.71.157.41.359.11.555.81.954.21.9
  Large central metro57.21.859.82.063.02.858.42.452.02.5
  Large fringe metro60.12.060.32.261.82.657.83.558.94.0
  Medium metro53.82.353.02.854.33.048.85.457.64.0
  Small metro50.93.251.23.253.34.047.26.349.29.8
Nonmetropolitan42.92.243.02.343.22.543.58.242.16.9
  Micropolitan41.73.041.23.141.83.242.411.946.58.0
  Noncore45.24.046.34.346.04.844.911.0**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish55.21.155.11.255.91.454.02.056.12.8
Other50.72.149.84.555.27.9**51.02.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good54.51.154.91.256.21.454.02.052.71.8
Fair/poor54.54.049.64.8****71.36.1
CSHCNYes62.21.761.61.861.12.164.13.266.24.0
No52.41.152.81.354.41.650.92.151.32.0

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: 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_3-3b: 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_3-3b.html