T6_4_1_2b

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_1.2b
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.50.790.40.991.11.189.01.086.21.1
Age0-593.20.893.90.994.21.192.51.491.11.1
6-1787.60.888.71.089.61.387.21.383.31.5
GenderMale89.40.990.11.190.61.388.81.286.81.3
Female89.60.790.70.991.51.189.11.385.61.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor85.71.285.71.683.92.987.01.685.61.7
Near poor/low87.91.390.01.490.11.789.62.183.62.3
Middle89.11.589.11.790.12.188.52.189.01.7
High94.10.794.80.895.10.993.62.288.32.2
Health insuranceAny private91.60.991.81.092.71.189.01.790.51.2
Public only89.00.990.31.190.01.790.71.186.81.4
Uninsured73.82.776.03.675.25.071.75.369.14.2
Residence locationbMetropolitan90.20.891.30.992.31.289.70.986.71.1
  Large central metro89.01.391.51.892.82.990.51.684.71.3
  Large fringe metro93.40.994.00.995.50.989.71.989.62.0
  Medium metro88.42.188.52.388.82.988.92.287.93.8
  Small metro89.21.689.21.889.42.287.83.888.92.5
Nonmetropolitan85.62.586.32.886.63.182.75.679.94.9
  Micropolitan90.61.891.41.891.32.092.12.679.06.3
  Noncore77.25.276.56.178.07.2DSUDSU80.55.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.70.890.70.991.21.189.01.090.61.1
Other83.41.685.43.085.75.9DSUDSU82.61.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.50.790.40.991.11.189.01.086.21.1
Fair/poor90.13.491.34.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNb,cYes94.80.794.90.895.31.094.41.394.61.3
No88.20.889.21.089.91.387.61.185.01.2
U.S. bornYes90.00.790.70.891.31.088.91.087.41.1
No77.13.380.15.5DSUDSUDSUDSU74.23.8

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.

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_4_1_2b: 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_2b.html