Table 6_4_9-3a

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_9.3a
Children 0–40 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using child safety seats when riding in a car, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 63.71.564.41.961.52.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU69.66.2
Age0–564.11.664.71.962.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–1751.47.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale63.01.963.92.257.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female64.42.064.92.466.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.12.462.63.163.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low64.22.563.53.059.06.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle63.72.765.93.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High63.83.164.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private65.32.065.62.467.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only62.02.062.82.659.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.86.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan64.51.665.92.160.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro64.22.568.12.956.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro61.13.660.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro64.33.265.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro74.34.076.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan59.23.356.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan56.14.452.54.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore64.95.563.45.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.81.765.32.163.32.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other58.73.260.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.91.564.81.961.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU69.46.2
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes67.23.466.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No63.51.664.52.061.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_9-3a: 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_9-3a.html