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
Total 36.91.037.11.138.41.929.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSU37.24.1
Age2–531.81.332.21.631.42.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–1738.71.138.81.240.62.431.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU38.05.0
GenderMale37.11.237.81.435.72.231.14.8DSUDSUDSUDSU32.85.0
Female36.81.136.31.341.02.528.55.5DSUDSUDSUDSU41.45.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor35.31.633.92.039.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low35.01.933.21.942.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle33.51.634.61.930.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High43.41.843.82.045.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private38.01.338.11.439.13.132.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSU39.56.0
Public only36.11.436.21.738.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU34.65.5
Uninsured29.73.329.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan39.11.139.61.339.52.030.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSU41.54.5
  Large central metro42.01.643.22.039.72.633.36.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro38.02.239.32.536.85.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro37.12.337.52.737.04.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro36.72.834.02.850.86.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan25.71.925.42.029.95.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan25.42.324.32.234.97.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore26.33.727.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish37.31.037.01.239.12.042.55.5DSUDSUDSUDSU35.94.1
Other34.72.237.72.4DSUDSU19.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good36.71.036.81.138.11.929.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSU36.14.1
Fair/poor48.94.050.34.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes43.01.542.71.643.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No35.41.135.61.337.02.228.24.3DSUDSUDSUDSU33.64.6

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_5-3a.html