Table 6_3_8-3b

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_8.3b
Children 0–40 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using child safety seats when riding in the car, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total65.61.365.71.666.21.966.43.165.52.4
Age0–566.41.466.41.667.01.966.43.166.42.4
6–1747.35.1********
GenderMale67.41.767.92.169.22.367.54.465.73.3
Female63.91.763.42.163.22.465.43.865.33.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.62.563.53.164.14.767.34.364.04.2
Near poor/low61.12.758.23.757.24.866.56.466.93.3
Middle67.32.768.23.167.93.6**63.04.9
High69.22.669.02.869.63.2****
Health insuranceAny private69.01.668.81.869.52.065.04.970.43.8
Public only62.22.162.02.959.94.068.03.862.63.2
Uninsured52.86.6********
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.21.467.91.769.32.165.63.464.92.4
  Large central metro69.22.269.93.074.74.261.35.867.93.0
  Large fringe metro63.13.164.13.563.04.2**57.35.9
  Medium metro67.33.766.94.068.74.9**68.86.7
  Small metro71.43.774.93.876.14.0****
Nonmetropolitan56.53.054.23.352.73.6**71.47.1
  Micropolitan52.63.849.54.450.44.6****
  Noncore63.55.762.05.8******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.51.565.51.665.91.966.73.165.23.5
Other66.32.867.86.2****65.73.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good65.41.465.41.666.11.965.23.265.32.4
Fair/poor**********
CSHCNYes59.33.958.74.254.95.6****
No66.41.466.51.767.62.065.53.565.92.4

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_8-3b: 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_8-3b.html