Table 6_3_4-2a

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_4.2a
Children ages 3–6 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total60.21.560.31.764.62.7********
GenderMale59.72.160.42.364.33.9********
Female60.72.060.22.464.93.9********
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.12.559.93.265.14.4********
Near poor/low59.82.758.73.370.44.4********
Middle58.42.757.62.8**********
High63.32.764.53.2**********
Health insuranceAny private61.41.961.12.166.24.4********
Public only60.52.161.12.664.23.3********
Uninsured41.65.7************
Residence locationbMetropolitan60.41.661.11.864.23.1********
  Large central metro56.82.556.62.965.84.5********
  Large fringe metro64.82.565.72.6**********
  Medium metro63.33.864.14.2**********
  Small metro53.14.153.85.2**********
Nonmetropolitan59.03.655.94.4**********
  Micropolitan55.54.751.95.6**********
  Noncore65.25.0************
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.81.760.61.964.22.8********
Other57.52.958.73.2**********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good60.21.560.41.863.52.7********
Fair/poor**************
CSHCNYes66.63.266.23.6**********
No58.91.659.01.963.03.0********

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_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html