Table 6_3_4-2b

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_4.2b
Children ages 3–6 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total60.21.560.61.761.02.064.12.858.62.4
GenderMale59.72.160.22.461.32.964.24.058.13.0
Female60.72.061.12.360.72.864.14.059.23.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.12.559.03.360.24.965.34.559.13.5
Near poor/low59.82.759.43.557.64.769.14.660.63.8
Middle58.42.759.03.158.53.3**55.74.8
High63.32.763.72.965.03.4****
Health insuranceAny private61.41.961.32.161.12.465.14.462.24.5
Public only60.52.161.32.863.34.164.03.459.12.8
Uninsured41.65.7********
Residence locationbMetropolitan60.41.660.91.962.02.363.63.258.92.5
  Large central metro56.82.556.73.256.34.666.04.656.83.1
  Large fringe metro64.82.565.52.967.33.1**60.45.2
  Medium metro63.33.862.44.463.24.8**66.96.7
  Small metro53.14.154.04.8******
Nonmetropolitan59.03.659.43.756.64.7****
  Micropolitan55.54.754.95.051.76.2****
  Noncore65.25.0********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.81.761.01.861.02.163.82.859.23.5
Other57.52.9******58.13.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good60.21.560.51.761.22.162.92.758.92.5
Fair/poor**********
CSHCNYes66.63.267.93.466.84.0****
No58.91.659.01.959.62.362.33.158.52.5

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_4-2b: 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_4-2b.html