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
RaceWhite, single race55.
Black, single race54.
Asian, single race50.65.4******56.87.0
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races43.54.3********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races54.
Non-Hispanic, White56.01.449.
Non-Hispanic, Black54.
Hispanic, all races53.31.852.42.752.72.651.43.761.75.6
Health insuranceAny private56.91.354.94.749.
Public only51.81.452.41.850.42.353.94.0**
Residence locationbMetropolitan56.
  Large central metro57.21.852.62.755.82.556.33.463.73.7
  Large fringe metro60.
  Medium metro53.82.351.73.850.
  Small metro50.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish55.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good54.

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.