Table 6_4_6-3c

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_6.3c
Children ages 2–17 for whom a health provider gave advice about healthy eating, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 56.41.154.21.951.51.955.01.762.92.0
Age2–563.51.763.72.754.53.064.42.869.23.4
6–1753.91.249.92.150.52.052.11.960.82.1
GenderMale55.81.354.52.147.32.356.42.061.72.6
Female57.01.353.92.355.62.153.52.164.12.3
RaceWhite, single race56.51.352.72.649.32.256.02.063.42.1
Black, single race57.51.858.02.556.33.655.63.861.84.8
Asian, single race50.45.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races57.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races56.51.253.32.451.12.554.51.963.02.0
Non-Hispanic, White56.81.549.54.246.93.355.92.263.72.3
Non-Hispanic, Black57.51.858.32.656.73.755.03.862.24.9
Hispanic, all races55.91.756.22.652.32.557.53.361.06.0
Health insuranceAny private59.11.452.34.453.53.056.92.063.62.0
Public only53.61.555.92.251.62.452.23.6DSUDSU
Uninsured41.43.543.25.839.05.539.36.1DSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan58.11.256.31.952.82.056.51.964.22.0
  Large central metro58.81.757.52.756.03.157.73.263.33.2
  Large fringe metro61.22.451.35.046.74.460.33.769.53.1
  Medium metro53.62.559.53.948.74.351.93.855.95.3
  Small metro57.32.451.76.362.04.952.35.162.24.5
Nonmetropolitan47.22.946.85.046.04.848.14.648.16.5
  Micropolitan41.63.640.35.939.94.941.85.2DSUDSU
  Noncore57.73.358.96.154.68.058.36.1DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish57.61.254.72.352.12.356.21.863.61.9
Other49.12.352.93.448.92.945.94.3DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good56.21.153.51.951.11.954.91.762.82.0
Fair/poor65.94.071.35.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes62.21.661.73.456.73.162.13.065.93.4
No54.91.252.21.950.02.053.32.062.42.1

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: 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_6-3c: 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_6-3c.html