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
Age0-593.40.893.50.993.81.193.41.593.01.0
6-1787.10.788.20.889.10.987.91.582.61.3
GenderMale89.40.790.50.891.20.990.01.585.11.3
Female88.90.789.20.989.91.189.11.787.91.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor87.91.189.11.591.11.988.61.985.71.6
Near poor/low85.51.286.81.686.42.188.02.883.01.7
Middle88.81.088.61.289.01.490.52.289.81.5
High92.71.093.01.093.31.193.72.389.82.5
Health insuranceAny private90.80.791.00.891.70.890.21.889.51.5
Public only88.90.989.51.189.71.791.41.287.91.3
Uninsured77.22.479.53.380.73.8DSUDSU73.23.2
Location of residencebMetropolitan89.80.690.70.791.60.890.21.386.81.0
  Large central metro89.30.991.31.293.01.690.22.085.71.3
  Large fringe metro92.90.893.80.895.20.891.52.488.12.3
  Medium metro87.31.687.01.986.92.291.02.188.62.3
  Small metro87.91.788.12.087.92.285.15.986.73.8
Nonmetropolitan86.01.686.31.786.81.885.14.982.73.3
  Micropolitan86.31.786.91.886.41.988.03.881.04.1
  Noncore85.43.185.43.487.43.5DSUDSU85.64.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.20.690.50.790.90.789.91.388.31.4
Other83.41.478.83.980.37.2DSUDSU85.01.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.10.689.90.790.50.789.81.386.31.0
Fair/poor90.93.390.44.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes95.30.695.70.796.40.793.81.492.41.8
No87.70.788.30.888.91.088.71.585.51.0
U.S. bornYes89.60.690.00.790.60.889.91.387.90.9
No77.82.682.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSU73.93.3

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_1-2b: 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_1-2b.html