Table 6_4_1-2b

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_1.2b
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within past 2 years, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.20.689.90.790.60.889.61.386.50.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor87.
Near poor/low85.
Health insuranceAny private90.80.791.00.891.70.890.21.889.51.5
Public only88.90.989.
Location of residencebMetropolitan89.80.690.70.791.60.890.21.386.81.0
  Large central metro89.30.991.
  Large fringe metro92.90.893.80.895.20.891.52.488.12.3
  Medium metro87.31.687.01.986.
  Small metro87.91.788.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.20.690.50.790.90.789.91.388.31.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.10.689.90.790.50.789.81.386.31.0
Children with special health care needsbYes95.30.695.70.796.40.793.81.492.41.8
U.S. bornYes89.60.690.00.790.60.889.91.387.90.9

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:� SE: standard error.

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_1-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.