Table 6_3_7-3c

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_7.3c
Children for whom a health provider ever gave advice about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race45.
Black, single race50.91.860.03.552.13.446.63.734.95.3
Asian, single race33.94.2******29.55.7
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race51.28.5********
Multiple races46.54.472.25.940.08.7****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races44.
Non-Hispanic, White43.61.458.
Non-Hispanic, Black50.81.860.93.650.73.546.33.735.35.4
Hispanic, all races50.51.957.
Health insuranceAny private42.21.350.94.945.
Public only55.61.561.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan46.
  Large central metro48.21.961.12.852.42.846.
  Large fringe metro42.
  Medium metro47.42.357.74.848.34.645.
  Small metro49.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish45.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good45.

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_7-3c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.