Table 6_3_4-2c

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_4.2c
Children ages 3–6 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race60.31.759.
Black, single race64.62.765.14.470.44.4****
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races60.61.759.03.359.43.559.
Non-Hispanic, White61.
Non-Hispanic, Black64.12.865.34.569.14.6****
Hispanic, all races58.62.459.13.560.63.855.74.8**
Health insuranceAny private61.41.9**
Public only60.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan60.41.658.72.860.
  Large central metro56.82.556.84.366.63.751.24.9**
  Large fringe metro64.82.5****63.74.571.93.7
  Medium metro63.33.858.****
  Small metro53.14.1********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.81.761.62.959.23.458.82.963.12.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good60.21.558.32.660.02.858.22.763.62.7

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_4-2c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.