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
RaceWhite, single race65.71.564.33.460.
Black, single race66.****
Asian, single race68.35.4********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races57.86.4********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.71.663.
Non-Hispanic, White66.21.964.14.757.24.867.93.669.63.2
Non-Hispanic, Black66.****
Hispanic, all races65.52.464.**
Health insuranceAny private69.01.6**61.44.472.02.870.52.7
Public only62.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.21.465.22.864.12.868.
  Large central metro69.
  Large fringe metro63.**66.95.462.64.4
  Medium metro67.33.768.64.767.26.0****
  Small metro71.43.7********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.51.563.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good65.41.463.02.561.22.767.12.869.02.7

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_8-3c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.