Table 6_4_12-3a

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_12.3a
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider gave advice about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 38.81.140.81.331.61.834.65.3DSUDSUDSUDSU32.93.9
Age2–539.61.741.12.034.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–1738.51.240.71.530.82.132.95.8DSUDSUDSUDSU30.84.9
GenderMale38.91.441.51.629.82.131.86.6DSUDSUDSUDSU30.24.5
Female38.71.240.01.533.42.337.16.3DSUDSUDSUDSU35.45.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor36.82.138.62.834.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low35.21.835.32.031.33.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle36.11.838.72.126.03.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High45.92.147.52.237.25.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private41.81.443.81.531.92.936.56.3DSUDSUDSUDSU34.76.1
Public only34.51.535.92.031.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU29.95.5
Uninsured27.83.428.94.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan41.11.243.61.433.02.035.05.5DSUDSUDSUDSU34.44.5
  Large central metro38.61.742.12.333.12.629.26.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro45.02.547.42.832.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro38.52.540.02.932.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro44.33.045.73.335.17.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan27.02.227.22.621.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan24.02.223.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore32.44.534.44.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish39.91.241.81.432.01.953.78.8DSUDSUDSUDSU32.84.0
Other32.52.135.12.3DSUDSU18.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good39.01.141.01.331.61.934.65.3DSUDSUDSUDSU32.54.0
Fair/poor31.14.131.44.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes40.51.641.31.934.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No38.41.240.71.430.92.233.05.5DSUDSUDSUDSU29.64.3

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_12-3a: 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_12-3a.html