Table 6_4_5-3a

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_5.3a
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider ever gave advice about the amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies they should have, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Family incomeaNegative/poor35.31.633.
Near poor/low35.01.933.21.942.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private38.01.338.11.439.
Public only36.11.436.21.738.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU34.65.5
Residence locationbMetropolitan39.
  Large central metro42.01.643.
  Large fringe metro38.
  Medium metro37.12.337.52.737.04.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro36.72.834.02.850.86.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish37.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good36.

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_5-3a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.