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_9.2a
Children 0-40 lb for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a child safety seat while riding in a car, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 56.91.857.
Family incomeaNegative/poor55.92.955.03.854.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low55.02.655.
Health insuranceAny private56.82.457.52.764.15.548.56.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only58.
Residence locationbMetropolitan57.91.859.12.358.
  Large central metro61.02.863.03.465.04.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro58.13.358.
  Medium metro57.54.359.
  Small metro49.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish57.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good57.11.857.
U.S. bornYes57.41.858.

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_9_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_9_2a.html