Table 6_4_7-2a

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_7.2a
Children ages 3–6 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.81.462.61.665.23.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale63.11.962.92.260.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female62.42.062.22.369.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor56.92.454.33.465.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low59.72.856.23.470.65.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle62.32.563.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High69.92.770.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private66.81.767.11.970.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only56.72.054.12.562.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured52.16.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan64.01.563.71.866.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro61.92.460.53.366.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro67.02.766.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro64.02.764.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro62.25.462.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan56.23.356.73.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan51.74.649.55.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore64.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.31.563.71.766.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other55.62.957.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.71.462.51.665.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes66.63.165.93.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No62.21.562.11.863.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_7-2a: 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_7-2a.html