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
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.81.464.21.664.61.865.23.157.52.3
GenderMale63.11.964.72.265.02.761.14.057.23.2
Female62.42.063.72.264.22.769.04.457.93.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor56.92.457.53.354.05.165.14.455.83.9
Near poor/low59.72.861.83.958.55.170.55.154.93.7
Middle62.32.562.73.063.33.7DSUDSU60.83.9
High69.92.770.52.971.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private66.81.767.61.868.32.070.14.760.23.6
Public only56.72.057.22.752.73.863.04.055.92.9
Uninsured52.16.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan64.01.565.81.866.22.166.43.558.12.4
  Large central metro61.92.465.13.266.24.965.74.355.83.2
  Large fringe metro67.02.767.73.067.23.4DSUDSU63.75.4
  Medium metro64.02.765.93.366.63.7DSUDSU55.05.6
  Small metro62.25.461.65.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan56.23.356.93.757.94.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan51.74.651.95.350.15.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore64.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.31.565.31.665.01.866.63.256.13.8
Other55.62.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU58.62.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.71.464.21.664.51.865.13.257.62.3
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes66.63.167.43.567.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
No62.21.563.61.864.32.163.43.757.52.5

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_7-2b.html