Table 6_4_6-2c

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_6.2c
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about eating healthy, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 52.81.053.72.047.51.949.31.659.61.8
Age2-562.91.660.23.257.33.258.63.073.02.8
6-1749.61.151.02.244.72.046.71.855.52.0
GenderMale52.31.254.42.548.92.148.62.057.52.3
Female53.31.353.02.446.22.450.02.161.82.2
RaceWhite, single race53.01.253.52.746.82.248.41.961.21.9
Black, single race52.72.155.13.451.93.855.34.243.25.8
Asian, single race49.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races52.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races53.21.254.52.847.62.448.61.959.81.9
  Non-Hispanic, White53.71.455.64.345.83.347.62.261.72.0
  Non-Hispanic, Black52.52.254.43.552.63.855.24.342.25.9
Hispanic, all races51.41.752.12.847.42.952.53.257.84.9
Health insuranceAny private54.41.352.84.951.63.049.31.959.81.8
Public only52.01.655.92.346.82.452.13.5DSUDSU
Uninsured43.63.136.85.038.35.442.65.6DSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan55.01.156.42.348.12.052.51.861.11.8
  Large central metro56.61.657.72.951.42.852.52.765.03.1
  Large fringe metro58.22.260.76.449.54.956.03.561.93.1
  Medium metro53.12.251.64.944.93.452.83.560.44.0
  Small metro45.03.553.05.939.66.441.65.146.76.5
Nonmetropolitan42.02.443.44.145.24.736.03.547.96.0
  Micropolitan42.33.441.14.845.46.037.55.1DSUDSU
  Noncore41.43.247.57.444.88.334.34.6DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish53.61.154.52.249.62.349.01.860.01.8
Other48.42.251.64.441.93.151.64.053.06.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good52.41.053.22.047.11.948.91.759.41.8
Fair/poor69.34.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes60.31.853.33.651.43.861.63.167.63.0
No50.91.253.82.346.72.046.21.957.42.0
U.S. bornYes53.21.153.72.148.41.949.61.760.01.8
No44.13.654.05.336.14.9DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_6-2c: 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_6-2c.html