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_8.2a
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 37.01.336.31.543.
Family incomeaNegative/poor50.82.349.
Near poor/low39.
Health insuranceAny private31.91.531.91.737.
Public only48.41.847.82.550.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU47.96.7
Residence locationbMetropolitan37.61.436.71.644.
  Large central metro41.
  Large fringe metro33.
  Medium metro36.93.636.
  Small metro38.33.537.13.949.35.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish36.01.334.41.644.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good36.
U.S. bornYes37.21.336.31.543.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: T6_4_8_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_8_2a.html