Table 6_3_9-3b

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_9.3b
Children 41–80 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using booster seats when riding in the car, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total41.61.741.51.942.32.339.52.842.22.3
Age0–550.72.850.93.352.33.946.56.250.03.8
6–1739.01.838.92.139.62.537.13.239.52.6
GenderMale41.01.940.22.240.82.738.64.244.23.1
Female42.32.242.82.643.93.240.53.740.13.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor35.02.731.33.028.04.738.44.342.74.1
Near poor/low36.12.735.33.533.54.241.95.438.13.1
Middle45.02.945.93.345.73.944.76.141.04.6
High46.62.945.83.147.23.5****
Health insuranceAny private43.72.143.32.343.92.639.44.546.94.2
Public only38.42.437.93.236.64.540.14.439.42.9
Uninsured32.74.9******37.36.7
Residence locationbMetropolitan43.81.844.22.145.72.540.52.842.62.4
  Large central metro46.13.047.94.050.15.543.54.242.23.0
  Large fringe metro49.02.848.33.050.63.3**53.76.6
  Medium metro38.44.038.24.439.04.8**39.63.7
  Small metro34.44.236.64.639.35.5****
Nonmetropolitan28.53.327.53.625.74.0****
  Micropolitan26.23.924.24.022.94.9****
  Noncore33.46.234.36.8******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish41.21.841.61.942.02.339.52.938.13.9
Other43.92.838.77.3****45.62.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good41.61.741.41.942.12.339.52.942.62.4
Fair/poor**********
CSHCNYes44.73.144.63.345.13.948.35.245.46.5
No40.71.740.42.041.32.537.53.041.82.3

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_9-3b: 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_9-3b.html