Table 6_4_7-2c

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_7.2c
Children ages 3–6 who ever had their vision checked by a health provider, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.81.456.92.459.72.862.32.569.92.7
GenderMale63.11.953.13.358.13.965.13.771.63.7
Female62.42.060.43.161.43.759.23.568.23.9
RaceWhite, single race62.61.654.33.456.23.463.03.070.82.8
Black, single race65.23.165.14.370.65.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races64.21.657.53.361.83.962.73.070.52.9
Non-Hispanic, White64.61.854.05.158.55.163.33.771.73.1
Non-Hispanic, Black65.23.165.14.470.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races57.52.355.83.954.93.760.83.9DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private66.81.7DSUDSU62.75.462.93.070.82.8
Public only56.72.054.12.659.33.361.45.6DSUDSU
Uninsured52.16.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan64.01.556.72.859.73.163.52.771.92.8
  Large central metro61.92.460.23.757.25.060.14.9DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro67.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSU66.64.771.24.3
  Medium metro64.02.752.35.558.05.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro62.25.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan56.23.357.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan51.74.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore64.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.31.559.32.859.43.663.72.770.72.9
Other55.62.950.54.960.64.255.65.7DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.71.456.92.459.62.962.32.569.72.7
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes66.63.158.96.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No62.21.556.82.858.83.060.22.771.23.1

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_7-2c: 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_7-2c.html