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
Family incomeaNegative/poor91.
Near poor/low92.50.992.
Health insuranceAny private94.70.694.90.695.01.390.72.3DSUDSUDSUDSU93.13.1
Public only93.00.893.30.892.91.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU95.31.6
Residence locationbMetropolitan94.10.594.50.593.31.489.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.81.9
  Large central metro92.
  Large fringe metro94.80.895.10.993.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro94.
  Small metro97.40.797.30.997.01.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish95.00.695.40.693.51.397.01.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.51.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good93.90.694.20.593.31.388.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.61.9

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.