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
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 63.71.564.21.765.82.260.82.961.92.6
Age0–564.11.664.71.866.12.261.53.162.12.7
6–1751.47.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale63.01.963.52.265.62.756.34.461.23.3
Female64.42.065.02.465.93.065.63.362.43.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.12.462.23.159.55.063.34.264.93.4
Near poor/low64.22.562.43.461.14.758.06.268.03.7
Middle63.72.765.43.170.03.5DSUDSU56.96.2
High63.83.165.43.267.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private65.32.066.32.267.32.666.45.358.25.3
Public only62.02.061.12.761.84.159.43.763.62.8
Uninsured56.86.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan64.51.665.41.968.32.459.43.061.42.8
  Large central metro64.22.566.23.276.44.356.14.560.53.5
  Large fringe metro61.13.663.03.563.24.7DSUDSU52.77.5
  Medium metro64.33.262.03.762.34.3DSUDSU74.64.0
  Small metro74.34.077.14.381.24.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan59.23.358.13.654.94.1DSUDSU66.55.6
  Micropolitan56.14.454.54.649.45.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore64.95.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.81.765.01.865.82.262.52.963.23.5
Other58.73.253.27.0DSUDSUDSUDSU60.83.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.91.564.61.866.32.260.43.061.72.7
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes67.23.467.03.666.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
No63.51.664.01.965.92.460.63.361.82.7

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_9-3b.html