Table 6_4_1-3a

2009 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_4_1.3a
Children who ever had their height and weight measured by a health provider, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 93.80.594.20.593.51.389.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.81.9
Age0–595.10.695.30.694.71.693.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSU95.12.9
6–1793.20.693.60.793.01.386.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU92.82.4
GenderMale93.80.694.10.693.81.586.04.0DSUDSUDSUDSU95.41.8
Female93.80.694.20.793.21.391.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSU92.13.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor91.81.191.91.292.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low92.50.992.31.094.41.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle93.60.894.10.892.41.988.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High96.30.796.60.796.91.293.62.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private94.70.694.90.695.01.390.72.3DSUDSUDSUDSU93.13.1
Public only93.00.893.30.892.91.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU95.31.6
Uninsured89.51.590.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan94.10.594.50.593.31.489.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.81.9
  Large central metro92.61.093.30.892.32.587.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSU93.83.3
  Large fringe metro94.80.895.10.993.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro94.11.094.31.194.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro97.40.797.30.997.01.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan92.61.992.42.095.21.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan91.52.691.02.894.22.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore94.61.595.01.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish95.00.695.40.693.51.397.01.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.51.9
Other87.21.387.81.4DSUDSU82.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good93.90.694.20.593.31.388.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.61.9
Fair/poor93.42.591.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes97.20.597.50.696.01.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No93.00.693.30.692.71.488.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSU92.32.3

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_1-3a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_1-3a.html