Table 6_3_8-3c

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_8.3c
Children 0–40 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using child safety seats when riding in the car, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total65.61.363.62.561.12.767.32.769.22.6
Age0–566.41.464.42.761.42.768.72.869.62.7
6–1747.35.1********
GenderMale67.41.765.73.460.13.572.73.069.23.4
Female63.91.761.92.962.13.561.83.869.23.6
RaceWhite, single race65.71.564.33.460.63.166.63.169.53.0
Black, single race66.53.066.34.367.36.1****
Asian, single race68.35.4********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races57.86.4********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.71.663.53.158.23.768.23.169.02.8
Non-Hispanic, White66.21.964.14.757.24.867.93.669.63.2
Non-Hispanic, Black66.43.167.34.366.56.4****
Hispanic, all races65.52.464.04.266.93.363.04.9**
Health insuranceAny private69.01.6**61.44.472.02.870.52.7
Public only62.22.165.72.761.53.249.17.2**
Uninsured52.86.6********
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.21.465.22.864.12.868.73.069.42.7
  Large central metro69.22.263.64.564.74.168.65.179.23.8
  Large fringe metro63.13.167.56.4**66.95.462.64.4
  Medium metro67.33.768.64.767.26.0****
  Small metro71.43.7********
Nonmetropolitan56.53.056.36.147.85.5****
  Micropolitan52.63.854.96.3******
  Noncore63.55.7********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.51.563.63.058.63.467.92.968.92.8
Other66.32.863.94.067.93.964.26.6**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good65.41.463.02.561.22.767.12.869.02.7
Fair/poor**********
CSHCNYes59.33.9********
No66.41.462.22.660.72.870.22.770.42.9

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_8-3c: 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_8-3c.html