Table 6_4_1-3c

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_1.3c
Children who ever had their height and weight measured by a health provider, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 93.80.591.81.192.50.993.60.896.30.7
Age0–595.10.692.91.295.40.993.91.297.90.7
6–1793.20.691.01.391.01.193.50.995.60.9
GenderMale93.80.691.21.292.11.294.90.895.60.9
Female93.80.692.51.392.81.092.31.097.10.7
RaceWhite, single race94.20.591.91.292.31.094.10.896.60.7
Black, single race93.51.392.22.194.41.492.41.996.91.2
Asian, single race89.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSU88.43.593.62.9
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races93.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.90.692.91.393.71.094.70.896.70.7
Non-Hispanic, White95.80.693.61.894.31.395.70.897.00.7
Non-Hispanic, Black93.41.391.92.294.31.592.21.997.41.0
Hispanic, all races89.71.089.51.589.81.689.01.891.82.8
Health insuranceAny private94.70.691.72.692.01.594.10.896.40.7
Public only93.00.892.51.193.61.092.81.5DSUDSU
Uninsured89.51.585.33.187.03.290.33.1DSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan94.10.592.41.192.80.893.50.896.40.7
  Large central metro92.61.090.32.091.71.492.11.395.41.2
  Large fringe metro94.80.894.11.689.92.193.61.497.60.8
  Medium metro94.11.092.72.094.11.394.91.493.92.4
  Small metro97.40.797.11.298.70.894.51.999.70.3
Nonmetropolitan92.61.989.62.991.12.694.12.295.82.2
  Micropolitan91.52.686.34.189.73.893.63.196.32.5
  Noncore94.61.596.01.793.12.095.12.3DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish95.00.692.91.393.71.094.90.796.80.7
Other87.21.388.21.688.51.884.72.886.74.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good93.90.691.81.192.40.993.60.896.30.7
Fair/poor93.42.591.45.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes97.20.594.71.596.90.996.90.999.20.6
No93.00.691.01.291.61.092.80.995.50.8

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_1-3c: 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_1-3c.html