T6_4_1_2c

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_1.2c
Children who had their height and weight measured by a health provider within the past 2 years, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.50.785.71.287.91.389.11.594.10.7
Age0-593.20.890.21.491.01.595.01.395.81.2
6-1787.60.882.71.586.41.486.31.893.40.9
GenderMale89.40.985.01.588.21.589.01.894.01.0
Female89.60.786.31.387.61.489.21.594.20.9
RaceWhite, single race89.70.984.51.787.21.589.91.794.30.8
Black, single race89.21.087.51.589.92.088.62.193.52.2
Asian, single race84.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSU80.75.192.02.8
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race84.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races95.31.598.51.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races90.40.985.71.690.01.489.11.794.80.8
  Non-Hispanic, White91.11.183.92.990.11.790.12.195.10.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black89.01.087.01.689.62.188.52.193.62.2
Hispanic, all races86.21.185.61.783.62.389.01.788.32.2
Health insuranceAny private91.60.989.62.389.41.789.81.794.60.7
Public only89.00.987.11.390.21.392.31.7DSUDSU
Uninsured73.82.765.15.670.34.075.15.6DSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan90.20.885.81.289.11.489.81.694.40.7
  Large central metro89.01.385.71.788.02.089.53.292.71.3
  Large fringe metro93.40.993.02.091.52.291.41.795.81.0
  Medium metro88.42.181.93.088.83.487.74.193.82.3
  Small metro89.21.682.43.389.32.890.62.393.52.5
Nonmetropolitan85.62.584.83.682.93.286.24.0DSUDSU
  Micropolitan90.61.890.73.384.43.794.71.7DSUDSU
  Noncore77.25.273.97.579.65.774.17.8DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.70.887.01.389.61.389.71.694.60.7
Other83.41.682.42.582.92.584.32.686.24.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.50.785.61.287.91.389.11.494.10.7
Fair/poor90.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNcYes94.80.791.81.793.61.694.91.497.60.9
No88.20.884.21.386.71.487.71.793.20.8
U.S. bornYes90.00.786.31.388.41.389.81.494.20.7
No77.13.375.64.578.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2c: 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_2c.html