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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 57a: Children age 2-17 with advice about physical activity, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 28.0 0.9 28.4 1.0 27.6 1.8 25.9 4.1 17.2 4.5
                     
Age                    
    2 - 5 19.9 1.1 19.8 1.2 22.3 2.6 * * * *
    6 - 17 30.6 1.0 31.2 1.1 29.4 2.1 29.2 5.0 * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 27.7 0.9 28.3 1.0 25.6 2.0 27.8 4.9 * *
    Female 28.3 1.2 28.5 1.4 29.7 2.3 24.1 4.7 * *
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 21.6 1.5 22.4 1.9 22.4 2.5 * * * *
    Near poor/low 22.8 1.4 21.6 1.5 28.1 3.6 * * * *
    Middle 26.6 1.3 26.2 1.4 30.3 3.3 * * * *
    High 36.9 1.7 37.4 1.8 33.4 5.8 * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 30.0 1.0 30.1 1.1 29.8 2.5 30.4 4.8 * *
    Public only 23.8 1.3 24.3 1.5 24.9 2.6 * * * *
    Uninsured 23.3 2.2 23.1 2.5 * * * * * *
                     
Residence locationb                    
    Metropolitan-large 30.8 1.2 31.5 1.5 29.2 2.1 29.1 4.7 * *
    Metropolitan-small 25.8 1.5 26.7 1.7 22.5 3.8 * * * *
    Micropolitan 22.7 2.1 21.8 2.2 29.2 5.8 * * * *
    Noncore 21.3 2.7 21.8 2.8 * * * * * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
    Yes 39.2 1.5 39.6 1.7 36.9 3.8 * * * *
    No 25.1 0.9 25.4 1.1 25.5 2.0 23.7 4.1 * *
                     

aNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

bSee MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix (Appendix A) for more information.

cPopulation is different from other categories. The variable was defined according to age at interview rounds, not the end of the year. Children with missing values are excluded.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; CSHCN: Children with special health care needs; SE: Standard error.

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

 

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