Table 6_4_9-3b

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_9.3b
Children 0–40 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using child safety seats when riding in a car, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 63.71.564.21.765.
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.12.462.
Near poor/low64.22.562.43.461.14.758.
Health insuranceAny private65.
Public only62.
Residence locationbMetropolitan64.51.665.41.968.32.459.
  Large central metro64.22.566.
  Large fringe metro61.13.663.03.563.24.7DSUDSU52.77.5
  Medium metro64.
  Small metro74.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.81.765.01.865.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.91.564.61.866.

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_9-3b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.