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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Children age 2-17 with advice about physical activity

Measure Source

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

Table

57 Children age 2-17 with advice about physical activity, 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 2-17, excluding non-respondents to the question, "Has a doctor or other health provider ever given advice about amount and kind of exercise, sports, or physically active hobbies should have?"

Numerator

Children age 2-17 for whom a doctor or other health provider had ever given advice about amount and kind of physical activity.

 

 

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