Table 6_4_12-3b

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_12.3b
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider gave advice about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 38.81.139.31.242.11.531.71.936.91.7
Age2–539.61.739.31.941.12.534.03.040.42.7
6–1738.51.239.31.442.41.831.02.235.51.8
GenderMale38.91.439.11.542.61.829.82.238.22.1
Female38.71.239.51.441.41.833.62.435.52.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor36.82.135.62.637.14.433.93.139.52.6
Near poor/low35.21.833.52.232.72.931.43.439.12.7
Middle36.11.836.92.040.62.426.43.432.43.0
High45.92.146.72.148.72.337.45.736.36.0
Health insuranceAny private41.81.442.31.444.81.632.02.938.53.1
Public only34.51.532.92.033.73.231.82.537.92.0
Uninsured27.83.427.64.529.46.0DSUDSU28.24.3
Residence locationbMetropolitan41.11.242.11.445.91.733.12.037.61.8
  Large central metro38.61.739.82.247.03.533.62.636.22.2
  Large fringe metro45.02.546.92.650.62.931.94.334.74.1
  Medium metro38.52.537.42.638.63.232.24.245.14.2
  Small metro44.33.045.03.347.53.735.17.940.26.2
Nonmetropolitan27.02.226.82.527.42.821.34.928.75.2
  Micropolitan24.02.223.42.422.82.6DSUDSU28.66.4
  Noncore32.44.532.64.735.05.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish39.91.239.91.342.11.532.22.039.62.3
Other32.52.126.24.3DSUDSUDSUDSU34.62.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good39.01.139.51.342.31.531.82.036.81.7
Fair/poor31.14.127.94.9DSUDSUDSUDSU38.47.3
CSHCNYes40.51.640.41.841.42.234.13.140.73.4
No38.41.238.91.442.21.731.12.336.51.9

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: 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_12-3b: 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_12-3b.html