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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 60c: Income - Children age 0-17 with advice to parent or guardian about smoking in the house, 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 42.8 0.9 50.1 1.9 44.3 1.7 42.5 1.4 37.8 1.6
                     
Age                    
    0 - 5 52.4 1.2 61.4 2.2 57.1 2.5 49.7 2.4 45.2 2.7
    6 - 17 38.1 1.0 42.8 2.4 38.1 1.9 39.3 1.6 34.5 1.8
                     
Gender                    
    Male 42.6 1.1 47.4 2.3 44.2 2.2 43.0 1.8 38.2 2.0
    Female 43.0 1.1 52.9 2.3 44.5 2.1 41.9 1.8 37.4 2.1
                     
Race                    
    White 43.1 1.0 52.9 2.3 44.1 2.0 43.0 1.6 38.3 1.7
    Black 45.7 2.1 50.4 3.6 47.6 3.8 42.2 3.7 38.2 4.7
    Asian or Pacific Islander 29.6 4.2 * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native 33.2 5.9 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 41.8 1.0 50.7 2.4 41.3 2.1 42.4 1.6 37.7 1.6
      White 41.9 1.2 56.3 3.5 39.8 2.5 42.9 1.8 38.3 1.8
      Black 45.0 2.1 49.4 3.6 47.0 3.8 42.0 3.7 37.5 4.7
    Hispanic 47.1 1.6 48.6 2.6 52.2 2.6 42.7 2.8 39.0 5.6
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 40.3 1.1 40.2 4.7 42.7 2.5 42.1 1.6 37.6 1.7
    Public only 51.8 1.7 54.5 2.2 50.4 2.8 48.1 4.0 * *
    Uninsured 37.1 2.4 39.0 4.9 34.6 3.7 37.1 4.0 * *
                     
Residence locationb                    
    Metropolitan-large 42.3 1.2 46.6 2.6 45.3 2.5 41.6 2.1 39.2 2.0
    Metropolitan-small 44.1 1.7 55.8 3.7 42.5 2.9 46.3 2.4 35.6 3.2
    Micropolitan 41.2 2.3 52.1 5.4 41.5 4.3 39.0 3.2 34.9 5.7
    Noncore 44.0 3.1 52.0 6.9 51.2 6.7 39.1 5.2 * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
    Yes 48.8 1.7 59.9 3.7 50.2 3.4 51.4 3.0 39.7 3.0
    No 41.4 0.9 47.8 1.9 43.2 1.8 40.4 1.5 37.3 1.8
                     

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 is 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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