Table 6_3_9-3a

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_9.3a
Children 41–80 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using booster seats when riding in the car, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total41.61.742.41.939.72.7********
Age0–550.72.852.03.145.66.0********
6–1739.01.839.72.137.83.1********
GenderMale41.01.941.82.239.14.1********
Female42.32.243.12.740.43.5********
Family incomeaNegative/poor35.02.735.63.437.74.2********
Near poor/low36.12.735.22.942.25.2********
Middle45.02.945.13.344.96.0********
High46.62.947.83.3**********
Health insuranceAny private43.72.144.32.440.44.3********
Public only38.42.438.32.840.14.3********
Uninsured32.74.936.05.8**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan43.81.845.02.040.82.7********
  Large central metro46.13.047.13.543.04.0********
  Large fringe metro49.02.850.93.240.66.1********
  Medium metro38.44.039.34.3**********
  Small metro34.44.236.84.9**********
Nonmetropolitan28.53.327.13.7**********
  Micropolitan26.23.925.24.7**********
  Noncore33.46.2************
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish41.21.841.72.139.42.8********
Other43.92.846.43.0**********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good41.61.742.41.939.62.8********
Fair/poor**************
CSHCNYes44.73.145.13.649.65.2********
No40.71.741.61.937.42.9********

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_9-3a: 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_9-3a.html