Table 6_4_5-3b

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_5.3b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 36.91.036.11.136.01.338.32.040.31.9
Age2–531.81.330.81.631.22.131.03.035.22.6
6–1738.71.137.81.237.51.540.62.442.32.0
GenderMale37.11.236.01.336.61.735.62.341.42.3
Female36.81.136.21.335.31.641.02.639.22.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor35.31.633.81.929.32.938.92.638.52.4
Near poor/low35.01.932.72.427.72.641.94.040.43.2
Middle33.51.632.21.733.52.230.43.539.33.4
High43.41.843.01.943.52.145.34.647.65.8
Health insuranceAny private38.01.337.31.437.41.639.03.143.02.9
Public only36.11.434.21.732.12.637.92.240.02.2
Uninsured29.73.327.34.626.26.4DSUDSU33.24.0
Residence locationbMetropolitan39.11.138.51.238.91.539.42.141.32.0
  Large central metro42.01.640.62.041.53.240.12.644.72.5
  Large fringe metro38.02.238.82.340.72.836.45.533.93.9
  Medium metro37.12.336.12.336.42.835.84.442.95.7
  Small metro36.72.837.23.534.13.650.86.733.65.2
Nonmetropolitan25.71.925.41.824.91.930.06.028.67.8
  Micropolitan25.42.325.52.124.12.035.27.2DSUDSU
  Noncore26.33.725.23.726.44.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish37.31.036.81.136.21.339.12.041.32.5
Other34.72.221.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSU39.42.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good36.71.035.91.135.81.338.12.039.72.0
Fair/poor48.94.044.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSU58.07.1
CSHCNYes43.01.542.81.742.21.943.23.644.03.4
No35.41.134.21.234.01.537.02.339.82.1

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_5-3b: 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_5-3b.html