Table 6_3_8-3a

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_8.3a
Children 0–40 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using child safety seats when riding in the car, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total65.61.365.71.566.53.068.35.4****57.86.4
Age0–566.41.466.61.666.53.069.45.5****57.86.6
6–1747.35.1************
GenderMale67.41.768.11.967.44.2********
Female63.91.763.42.065.73.7********
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.62.564.33.466.34.3********
Near poor/low61.12.760.63.167.36.1********
Middle67.32.766.63.1**********
High69.22.669.53.0**********
Health insuranceAny private69.01.669.31.865.74.7********
Public only62.22.160.92.667.73.8********
Uninsured52.86.655.67.7**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.21.467.71.765.83.368.15.4******
  Large central metro69.22.271.42.761.55.6********
  Large fringe metro63.13.161.73.6**********
  Medium metro67.33.768.54.4**********
  Small metro71.43.771.04.0**********
Nonmetropolitan56.53.054.93.2**********
  Micropolitan52.63.852.44.0**********
  Noncore63.55.759.35.9**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.51.565.51.766.73.0******56.36.6
Other66.32.866.63.0**********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good65.41.465.71.565.33.169.05.4****56.36.6
Fair/poor**************
CSHCNYes59.33.955.75.0**********
No66.41.466.91.665.63.4******56.06.6

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_8-3a: 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_8-3a.html