T6_4_1_2a

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_1.2a
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.50.789.70.989.21.084.72.4DSUDSU84.05.195.31.5
Age0-593.20.893.20.992.81.394.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSU97.51.8
6-1787.60.887.91.087.41.279.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSU94.22.0
GenderMale89.40.989.61.189.11.285.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSU95.02.1
Female89.60.789.80.889.31.384.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSU95.61.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor85.71.284.51.787.51.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU98.51.4
Near poor/low87.91.387.21.589.92.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle89.11.589.91.788.62.180.75.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High94.10.794.30.893.52.292.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private91.60.992.41.089.31.786.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSU93.62.2
Public only89.00.988.31.190.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU97.81.6
Uninsured73.82.772.33.374.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan90.20.890.50.989.90.985.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSU94.61.7
  Large central metro89.01.388.61.690.61.588.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSU96.32.3
  Large fringe metro93.40.994.60.989.91.983.75.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro88.42.188.42.589.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro89.21.689.41.988.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan85.62.585.82.883.05.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan90.61.890.21.992.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore77.25.278.56.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.70.891.10.989.21.084.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSU96.31.3
Other83.41.683.01.8DSUDSU84.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.50.789.70.989.21.084.52.4DSUDSU84.75.295.21.5
Fair/poor90.13.489.64.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNcYes94.80.795.30.894.31.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No88.20.888.41.087.91.184.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSU94.61.8
U.S. bornYes90.00.790.30.889.11.084.92.8DSUDSU83.75.195.71.4
No77.13.373.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

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_2a: 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_2a.html