Table 6_4_1-2a

2010 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_1.2a
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within past 2 years, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.20.689.40.689.51.380.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSU90.72.5
Age0-593.40.893.50.993.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU94.62.4
6-1787.10.787.50.887.91.576.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSU87.93.4
GenderMale89.40.789.60.889.81.582.63.9DSUDSUDSUDSU91.33.4
Female88.90.789.30.989.21.678.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU90.13.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor87.91.188.11.388.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low85.51.284.91.488.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle88.81.089.11.190.72.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High92.71.093.11.091.72.589.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private90.80.791.40.889.71.883.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSU90.73.1
Public only88.90.988.61.191.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU90.73.5
Uninsured77.22.477.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan89.80.690.10.790.11.380.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSU91.72.5
  Large central metro89.30.989.21.190.42.083.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSU93.63.4
  Large fringe metro92.90.893.90.891.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro87.31.687.31.990.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro87.91.787.61.985.15.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan86.01.686.31.785.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan86.31.785.81.888.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore85.43.187.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.20.690.50.789.71.384.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSU90.32.6
Other83.41.484.31.5DSUDSU76.14.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.10.689.40.689.71.380.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSU90.42.5
Fair/poor90.93.392.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health needsbYes95.30.695.70.793.71.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No87.70.787.90.888.61.579.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSU89.52.9
U.S. bornYes89.60.689.90.689.91.381.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSU90.42.6
No77.82.678.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 B: Detailed Methods.

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; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_1-2a.html