T9_1_9_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 9_1_9.2b
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about healthy eating, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.61.249.61.449.01.652.62.249.71.6
Age2-557.61.857.02.156.72.658.53.159.52.5
6-1747.01.347.21.546.51.850.82.545.91.8
GenderMale50.11.350.31.550.01.852.92.449.22.1
Female49.21.448.91.747.92.152.42.550.21.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor52.22.252.12.948.05.355.53.052.53.0
Near poor/low45.41.944.12.441.43.251.53.547.92.5
Middle46.11.845.52.146.02.445.54.148.92.9
High56.02.156.72.256.72.560.85.649.35.0
Health insuranceAny private50.61.651.01.751.01.953.53.248.03.0
Public only52.21.651.52.248.93.454.32.553.42.2
Uninsured31.63.228.73.926.95.0DSUDSU37.84.3
Residence locationbMetropolitan51.61.251.91.551.21.955.01.950.71.6
  Large central metro53.11.754.22.253.13.258.43.651.22.1
  Large fringe metro56.32.256.92.457.82.955.83.752.84.0
  Medium metro47.03.146.73.646.24.247.94.048.23.8
  Small metro44.23.542.94.041.34.653.45.350.54.3
Nonmetropolitan39.42.839.73.040.53.233.58.036.75.4
  Micropolitan40.14.041.54.141.64.236.99.623.26.3
  Noncore38.24.236.54.638.65.2DSUDSU49.25.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish49.41.349.61.448.81.652.92.247.52.5
Other50.92.349.26.554.513.8DSUDSU51.62.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.51.249.51.448.81.752.72.149.71.6
Fair/poor54.35.455.26.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNcYes58.22.258.62.458.32.758.43.856.04.1
No47.41.247.01.546.11.851.02.248.81.5
U.S. bornYes50.01.249.81.449.01.652.62.250.91.6
No40.53.542.35.8DSUDSUDSUDSU38.83.9

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 (MEPS) entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

c. CSHCN: children with special health care needs. See MEPS 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 for details.

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: T9_1_9_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/nhqrdr11/9_lifestylemodification/T9_1_9_2b.html