Table 6_3_3-3c

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_3.3c
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider ever gave advice about healthy eating, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total54.51.051.41.750.01.854.61.759.92.0
Age2–562.01.652.72.654.93.167.22.869.33.3
6–1752.11.150.92.048.31.850.91.957.02.4
GenderMale53.41.351.12.347.62.353.32.159.52.4
Female55.61.251.72.152.52.255.92.060.32.5
RaceWhite, single race55.41.250.72.250.12.255.41.960.92.1
Black, single race54.32.052.73.254.53.352.43.960.45.4
Asian, single race50.65.4******56.87.0
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races43.54.3********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races54.81.251.02.248.82.255.21.959.72.1
Non-Hispanic, White56.01.449.13.248.83.156.12.360.62.3
Non-Hispanic, Black54.12.052.93.254.03.452.23.959.95.6
Hispanic, all races53.31.852.42.752.72.651.43.761.75.6
Health insuranceAny private56.91.354.94.749.53.056.01.960.62.0
Public only51.81.452.41.850.42.353.94.0**
Uninsured42.23.431.65.550.04.735.55.8**
Residence locationbMetropolitan56.71.152.51.852.51.957.11.961.42.0
  Large central metro57.21.852.62.755.82.556.33.463.73.7
  Large fringe metro60.12.056.24.750.44.662.13.363.13.0
  Medium metro53.82.351.73.850.04.254.83.457.04.6
  Small metro50.93.246.66.548.86.649.56.356.95.9
Nonmetropolitan42.92.247.35.138.94.142.63.243.96.2
  Micropolitan41.73.048.26.638.24.837.44.3**
  Noncore45.24.045.97.439.86.653.46.8**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish55.21.151.52.149.62.155.61.859.82.1
Other50.72.150.72.951.22.746.64.3**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good54.51.150.91.849.81.854.61.760.22.0
Fair/poor54.54.063.16.4******
CSHCNYes62.21.764.02.856.03.660.92.666.43.1
No52.41.147.71.948.51.952.91.957.82.2

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_3-3c: 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_3-3c.html