T6_4_1_1

2011 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_1.1
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years, United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.50.789.20.690.20.688.70.788.30.788.60.586.70.6
Age0-593.20.893.40.894.40.693.50.693.70.693.80.691.70.8
6-1787.60.887.10.788.10.786.40.985.80.886.10.784.40.7
GenderMale89.40.989.40.790.20.788.40.888.90.788.90.686.90.7
Female89.60.788.90.790.10.789.00.887.80.988.30.786.60.6
RaceWhite, single race89.70.989.40.690.40.688.70.888.00.889.10.686.90.6
Black, single race89.21.089.51.390.51.390.41.189.91.188.11.286.71.5
Asian, single race84.72.480.63.184.12.784.83.286.92.279.83.683.63.2
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race84.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSU86.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSU73.07.1
Multiple races95.31.590.72.590.32.287.52.892.32.289.22.890.52.2
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races90.40.989.90.791.20.790.40.789.60.889.80.687.90.6
  Non-Hispanic, White91.11.190.60.891.90.791.10.889.71.091.00.788.50.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black89.01.089.61.390.41.390.21.189.81.187.91.286.61.5
Hispanic, all races86.21.186.50.986.31.181.91.483.11.183.11.181.71.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor85.71.287.91.188.91.285.91.185.41.385.81.082.51.4
Near poor/low87.91.385.51.287.81.086.71.085.81.185.11.284.21.1
Middle89.11.588.81.089.10.987.81.288.11.088.60.886.50.8
High94.10.792.71.093.90.893.01.092.40.992.90.791.60.7
Health insuranceAny private91.60.990.80.791.70.790.90.990.00.890.60.689.70.6
Public only89.00.988.90.989.40.987.30.887.90.987.20.884.71.1
Uninsured73.82.777.22.478.82.672.43.174.72.674.92.468.12.9
Residence locationbMetropolitan90.20.889.80.690.60.689.20.788.90.688.80.687.30.7
  Large central metro89.01.389.30.989.21.285.91.587.20.985.61.085.31.0
  Large fringe metro93.40.992.90.891.41.091.51.090.51.091.11.189.01.1
  Medium metro88.42.187.31.690.71.089.91.091.01.190.61.287.41.5
  Small metro89.21.687.91.792.71.392.01.585.62.888.22.088.91.3
Nonmetropolitan85.62.586.01.688.11.986.32.385.42.387.41.283.81.4
  Micropolitan90.61.886.31.787.72.684.03.485.53.587.61.284.61.7
  Noncore77.25.285.43.189.02.190.21.685.32.587.12.582.12.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.70.890.20.691.50.690.50.789.80.790.30.587.80.6
Other83.41.683.41.482.51.477.91.779.41.477.81.677.52.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.50.789.10.690.10.688.50.788.30.788.60.586.70.6
Fair/poor90.13.490.93.391.62.695.41.590.82.488.32.288.82.6
CSHCNcYes94.80.795.30.695.10.695.60.693.50.793.50.792.50.7
No88.20.887.70.788.90.786.90.987.10.787.30.685.40.7
U.S. bornYes90.00.789.60.6DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC89.30.587.50.6
No77.13.377.82.6DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC73.02.469.72.8

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 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

c. CSHCN: Children with special health care needs. For details, refer to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey documentation for the 2008 Full Year Consolidated Data File at http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/download_data_files_detail.jsp?cboPufNumber=HC-121.

DNC - Data not 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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_4_1_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_1_1.html