Table 6_4_8-3b

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_8.3b
Children for whom a health provider ever gave advice about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 47.10.946.
Family incomeaNegative/poor57.11.756.
Near poor/low52.51.751.
Health insuranceAny private43.
Public only56.01.455.71.854.72.957.12.356.72.2
Residence locationbMetropolitan47.
  Large central metro48.11.746.
  Large fringe metro46.
  Medium metro45.
  Small metro53.92.751.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish47.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good46.90.945.

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_8-3b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.