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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 62c: Income - Children 40-80 pounds with advice to parent or guardian about using booster seats,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 29.8 1.4 24.0 2.3 29.8 2.1 26.4 2.0 37.2 2.9
                     
Age                    
    0 - 5 41.7 2.3 38.3 5.1 48.8 4.7 33.4 3.5 48.5 4.9
    6 - 17 26.1 1.4 18.6 2.3 24.1 2.2 24.2 2.2 34.1 3.2
                     
Gender                    
    Male 30.8 1.6 24.8 3.1 28.7 2.7 27.9 2.5 39.3 3.7
    Female 28.8 1.6 23.1 3.2 30.9 3.0 24.7 2.6 34.9 3.7
                     
Race                    
    White 29.8 1.5 25.7 3.0 28.8 2.3 26.2 2.2 36.1 2.9
    Black 29.0 2.6 21.0 3.6 29.3 5.5 32.3 4.6 * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 29.7 1.6 20.6 2.7 30.1 2.7 26.1 2.3 37.2 3.1
      White 29.6 1.8 21.1 4.0 28.2 3.1 25.8 2.6 36.0 3.2
      Black 29.0 2.7 19.9 3.6 30.5 5.7 31.7 4.6 * *
    Hispanic 30.3 2.0 33.1 4.1 29.1 3.2 27.5 3.6 * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 32.7 1.7 * * 33.5 3.2 28.3 2.2 38.1 3.1
    Public only 25.3 1.9 25.0 2.5 30.4 3.6 16.6 3.8 * *
    Uninsured 18.8 3.6 * * 14.7 4.3 * * * *
Residence locationb                    
    Metropolitan-large 31.5 1.9 26.2 3.4 29.3 3.1 27.4 2.7 39.4 3.7
    Metropolitan-small 30.1 2.5 26.1 4.1 34.9 3.8 25.4 3.5 33.9 5.5
    Micropolitan 22.9 3.9 * * * * * * * *
    Noncore 23.0 3.9 * * * * * * * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
    Yes 26.6 2.4 21.7 4.8 25.5 4.4 22.1 3.6 35.1 5.7
    No 30.6 1.5 24.6 2.5 30.7 2.5 27.5 2.3 37.6 3.3
                     

a Negative 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.

b See 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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