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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Childhood Screening and Counseling

Children age 0-17 who had their height and weight measured by a doctor or other health provider

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

Table

56 Children age 0-17 who had their height and weight measured by a doctor or other health provider, United States, 2001, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income
  • Education.

Data Source

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

Denominator

Children age 0-17, excluding non-respondents to the questions of whether height or weight was measured by a doctor or other healthcare provider.

Numerator

Children age 0-17 who ever had their height and weight measured by a doctor or other health provider.

 

 

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