Table 6_4_6-1

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_6.1
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice about healthy eating within the past 2 years, United States, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 52.81.051.41.050.11.048.71.147.51.046.90.8
Age2-562.91.661.61.661.11.659.11.657.41.557.01.5
6-1749.61.147.91.146.51.145.41.244.31.143.70.9
GenderMale52.31.250.51.348.61.247.01.245.01.244.91.0
Female53.31.352.21.251.61.250.61.350.11.249.01.0
RaceWhite, single race53.01.250.91.350.31.148.71.248.01.246.81.0
Black, single race52.72.154.01.851.92.049.82.447.22.049.11.9
Asian, single race49.94.448.04.748.25.451.14.438.54.043.64.7
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU28.76.1
Multiple races52.74.355.33.839.74.146.55.049.54.649.04.2
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races53.21.251.21.250.41.148.21.247.41.247.21.0
  Non-Hispanic, White53.71.450.51.550.71.448.01.448.11.447.21.2
  Non-Hispanic, Black52.52.254.11.951.72.149.42.547.12.049.31.9
Hispanic, all races51.41.752.01.748.91.851.01.748.01.545.51.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor53.72.051.71.947.41.748.01.947.11.642.41.8
Near poor/low47.51.947.11.946.71.744.91.642.21.844.11.7
Middle49.31.650.71.749.11.645.91.845.51.844.31.4
High59.61.855.01.955.51.955.51.954.11.755.11.7
Health insuranceAny private54.41.353.31.352.21.350.31.448.51.248.91.1
Public only52.01.650.11.548.71.449.11.548.21.445.51.5
Uninsured43.63.137.03.433.93.233.42.734.22.834.62.7
Location of residencebMetropolitan55.01.152.91.152.31.051.51.249.01.148.50.9
  Large central metro56.61.653.71.653.31.853.51.749.41.550.31.4
  Large fringe metro58.22.255.62.355.92.155.12.152.51.851.01.7
  Medium metro53.12.248.32.749.02.148.12.349.52.745.22.1
  Small metro45.03.552.82.845.03.441.33.236.12.342.83.2
Nonmetropolitan42.02.443.32.538.32.235.22.239.03.138.12.1
  Micropolitan42.33.437.52.936.53.036.52.938.03.338.52.8
  Noncore41.43.254.03.441.74.333.33.440.95.537.43.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish53.61.152.21.150.71.148.91.247.91.147.60.9
Other48.42.246.22.146.42.048.21.945.22.040.82.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good52.41.051.21.149.71.048.51.147.41.046.70.9
Fair/poor69.34.660.74.364.74.361.73.654.44.257.14.1
Children with special health care needsbYes60.31.857.51.658.81.756.31.655.11.953.51.5
No50.91.249.81.147.71.146.81.245.41.245.30.9
U.S. bornYes53.21.1DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC48.21.047.50.9
No44.13.6DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC33.82.935.72.9

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.

DNC - Data have not been collected.

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_6-1: 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_6-1.html