Table 6_4_6-2b

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_6.2b
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about eating healthy, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 52.81.053.21.253.71.452.52.251.41.7
Age2-562.91.663.91.965.92.360.53.959.82.5
6-1749.61.150.01.349.91.650.42.348.21.8
GenderMale52.31.252.71.354.01.648.22.751.02.1
Female53.31.353.61.553.31.856.62.751.92.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor53.72.054.52.855.64.354.43.552.12.8
Near poor/low47.51.947.62.445.83.352.63.847.42.9
Middle49.31.648.61.947.62.255.24.352.53.2
High59.61.859.81.961.72.042.25.957.84.9
Health insuranceAny private54.41.354.31.355.71.549.63.354.62.8
Public only52.01.651.72.348.33.456.22.952.52.2
Uninsured43.63.146.04.746.45.5DSUDSU39.73.6
Location of residencebMetropolitan55.01.155.81.357.31.652.82.352.31.8
  Large central metro56.61.658.62.162.93.053.53.152.82.2
  Large fringe metro58.22.258.42.460.72.652.35.157.14.7
  Medium metro53.12.254.12.654.33.354.44.648.63.6
  Small metro45.03.545.33.744.84.046.78.842.98.7
Nonmetropolitan42.02.442.12.641.23.050.16.540.74.6
  Micropolitan42.33.443.23.741.34.155.89.633.95.5
  Noncore41.43.240.33.441.13.8DSUDSU52.35.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish53.61.153.51.253.61.453.42.254.92.5
Other48.42.247.65.8DSUDSUDSUDSU48.72.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good52.41.052.91.253.51.452.32.250.61.7
Fair/poor69.34.664.86.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes60.31.860.42.060.32.357.83.659.63.7
No50.91.251.21.351.81.751.22.350.01.8
U.S. bornYes53.21.153.41.254.01.452.72.252.61.8
No44.13.644.56.4DSUDSUDSUDSU43.83.9

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_6-2b: 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_6-2b.html