Table 6_4_1-3b

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_1.3b
Children who ever had their height and weight measured by a health provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 93.80.594.90.695.80.693.41.389.71.0
Age0–595.10.696.20.696.80.794.51.791.51.3
6–1793.20.694.30.795.30.892.91.388.71.2
GenderMale93.80.694.70.795.40.793.71.590.51.2
Female93.80.695.10.796.20.893.11.388.81.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor91.81.192.91.393.61.891.92.289.51.5
Near poor/low92.50.993.71.094.31.394.31.589.81.6
Middle93.60.894.70.895.70.892.21.989.01.8
High96.30.796.70.797.00.797.41.091.82.8
Health insuranceAny private94.70.695.30.695.70.795.11.390.51.5
Public only93.00.894.10.995.51.092.61.790.81.2
Uninsured89.51.594.11.897.61.8DSUDSU82.32.7
Residence locationbMetropolitan94.10.595.30.696.40.593.21.589.90.9
  Large central metro92.61.094.11.396.90.792.12.689.51.2
  Large fringe metro94.80.896.00.796.80.892.92.288.62.3
  Medium metro94.11.094.51.194.81.395.11.592.12.2
  Small metro97.40.798.20.698.50.897.01.492.62.6
Nonmetropolitan92.61.993.21.993.12.095.21.386.85.0
  Micropolitan91.52.692.32.891.83.094.22.085.15.4
  Noncore94.61.594.81.695.31.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish95.00.695.40.696.00.693.51.491.51.2
Other87.21.384.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSU88.21.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good93.90.694.90.695.80.693.31.489.90.9
Fair/poor93.42.597.41.2DSUDSUDSUDSU84.36.9
CSHCNYes97.20.597.70.598.10.595.91.394.32.0
No93.00.694.10.795.00.892.71.489.11.0

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: 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_1-3b: 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_1-3b.html