Table 6_4_6-3a

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_6.3a
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider gave advice about healthy eating, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 56.41.156.51.357.51.850.45.1DSUDSUDSUDSU57.03.8
Age2–563.51.763.52.063.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–1753.91.254.21.455.52.147.05.5DSUDSUDSUDSU52.04.7
GenderMale55.81.356.01.655.12.552.96.6DSUDSUDSUDSU59.05.1
Female57.01.357.11.659.71.947.96.3DSUDSUDSUDSU55.24.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor54.21.952.72.658.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low51.51.949.32.256.33.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle55.01.756.02.055.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High62.92.063.42.161.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private59.11.459.41.559.33.254.05.8DSUDSUDSUDSU56.86.3
Public only53.61.552.72.056.52.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU60.85.9
Uninsured41.43.541.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan58.11.258.61.358.02.051.25.2DSUDSUDSUDSU60.33.9
  Large central metro58.81.759.22.157.72.852.18.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro61.22.462.82.856.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro53.62.553.42.957.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro57.32.456.92.864.94.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan47.22.946.43.453.85.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan41.63.639.84.051.09.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore57.73.358.53.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish57.61.257.41.458.31.965.85.8DSUDSUDSUDSU56.03.9
Other49.12.351.52.3DSUDSU37.76.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good56.21.156.31.357.21.950.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSU57.64.0
Fair/poor65.94.068.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes62.21.662.11.961.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No54.91.255.11.556.62.247.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSU54.44.8

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_6-3a: 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_6-3a.html