Table 6_4_10-3b

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_10.3b
Children 41–80 lbs for whom a health provider gave advice about using booster seats when riding in a car, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.41.444.01.745.
Family incomeaNegative/poor41.02.837.43.635.85.438.
Near poor/low36.
Health insuranceAny private46.41.946.
Public only37.
Residence locationbMetropolitan45.11.646.31.949.32.436.03.441.02.6
  Large central metro43.12.643.73.748.
  Large fringe metro46.42.949.
  Medium metro43.53.742.43.944.54.6DSUDSU50.07.6
  Small metro52.23.654.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish44.81.645.11.746.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.51.544.11.746.

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_10-3b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.