Table 6_4_7-2b

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_7.2b
Children ages 3–6 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.81.464.21.664.61.865.
Family incomeaNegative/poor56.92.457.53.354.
Near poor/low59.72.861.83.958.
Health insuranceAny private66.81.767.61.868.
Public only56.
Residence locationbMetropolitan64.01.565.81.866.
  Large central metro61.92.465.
  Large fringe metro67.02.767.
  Medium metro64.02.765.93.366.63.7DSUDSU55.05.6
  Small metro62.25.461.65.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.31.565.31.665.01.866.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.71.464.21.664.51.865.

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_7-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.