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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 57c: Income - Children age 2-17 with advice about physical activity, by family incomea,United States, 2001

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 28.0 0.9 21.6 1.5 22.8 1.4 26.6 1.3 36.9 1.7
                     
Age                    
    2 - 5 19.9 1.1 17.6 1.9 18.8 2.1 16.2 1.7 26.8 2.6
    6 - 17 30.6 1.0 23.3 1.7 24.1 1.6 29.8 1.6 39.8 1.9
                     
Gender                    
    Male 27.7 0.9 22.3 1.9 22.0 1.6 26.8 1.6 35.9 2.0
    Female 28.3 1.2 20.8 2.0 23.7 1.9 26.3 1.7 38.0 2.2
                     
Race                    
    White 28.4 1.0 22.4 1.9 21.6 1.5 26.2 1.4 37.4 1.8
    Black 27.6 1.8 22.4 2.5 28.1 3.6 30.3 3.3 33.4 5.8
    Asian or Pacific Islander 25.9 4.1 * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native 17.2 4.5 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 28.2 1.0 20.2 1.8 20.9 1.7 26.8 1.5 37.1 1.8
      White 28.7 1.1 20.4 2.9 18.3 2.0 26.2 1.6 37.6 1.9
      Black 27.6 1.8 21.8 2.6 27.6 3.6 30.8 3.4 33.8 5.8
    Hispanic 27.0 1.6 24.9 2.3 28.0 2.3 25.5 2.6 33.8 7.1
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 30.0 1.0 18.2 3.2 23.4 2.0 26.7 1.5 37.0 1.7
    Public only 23.8 1.3 22.8 1.7 23.9 2.3 24.2 3.4 * *
    Uninsured 23.3 2.2 20.9 3.7 18.5 3.2 28.6 4.8 * *
                     
Residence locationb                    
    Metropolitan-large 30.8 1.2 23.5 2.1 26.7 2.1 28.7 2.1 38.3 2.2
    Metropolitan-small 25.8 1.5 21.3 2.4 19.9 2.4 24.2 2.3 35.9 3.6
    Micropolitan 22.7 2.1 18.1 3.7 15.5 2.6 24.7 3.4 31.2 5.4
    Noncore 21.3 2.7 * * 21.2 4.5 22.4 4.1 * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
    Yes 39.2 1.5 30.4 3.3 31.2 3.1 40.8 2.8 46.7 2.9
    No 25.1 0.9 19.4 1.5 21.0 1.4 22.9 1.3 34.1 2.0
                     

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: CSHCN: Children with special health care needs; SE: Standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

 

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