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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 76c
Children age 0-17 who ever received both weight and height measurements, by family incomea, United States, 2002
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   91.9 0.5 88.0 1.3 89.5 0.9 91.9 0.7 96.1 0.5
Age 0 - 5 93.4 0.7 88.8 2.4 90.9 1.3 93.9 0.8 98.8 0.5
6 - 17 91.2 0.5 87.5 1.3 88.8 1.0 91.0 0.9 95.1 0.7
Gender Male 91.7 0.6 88.1 1.5 89.6 1.2 91.6 1.1 95.7 0.8
Female 92.1 0.5 87.9 1.4 89.4 1.2 92.3 0.9 96.6 0.6
Race White, single race 92.3 0.5 88.9 1.1 89.5 1.1 92.0 0.8 96.3 0.6
Black, single race 91.3 1.1 88.6 2.2 91.7 1.8 92.2 1.6 95.7 1.7
Asian, single race 88.1 3.0 * * * * * * 96.7 1.7
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 77.7 6.9 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 93.3 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 93.1 0.5 89.1 1.7 91.0 1.1 93.0 0.8 96.3 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 94.0 0.5 92.1 1.2 91.6 1.6 93.3 0.8 96.5 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 91.3 1.2 88.3 2.3 91.6 1.9 92.5 1.6 95.7 1.7
Hispanic (all races) 86.5 1.0 85.4 1.6 85.7 1.4 85.7 1.9 93.5 2.8
Health insurance Any private 94.2 0.4 88.1 2.7 93.8 1.0 92.9 0.7 96.5 0.5
Public only 89.7 0.9 89.2 1.3 89.8 1.3 90.2 2.5 * *
Uninsured 79.1 2.4 77.3 3.6 70.3 4.7 84.0 3.4 * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 91.8 0.7 86.3 2.1 88.2 1.5 91.8 0.9 96.7 0.6
Metropolitan-small 93.2 0.9 91.4 1.4 91.6 1.5 92.9 1.5 96.5 0.8
Micropolitan 88.5 1.7 85.6 2.9 88.5 2.7 88.4 2.3 92.1 2.9
Noncore 92.1 1.8 90.8 3.3 92.4 2.1 94.3 1.9 * *
CSHCN Yes 95.4 0.6 92.9 1.5 94.8 1.1 95.2 1.2 97.4 0.8
No 91.1 0.5 87.0 1.5 88.3 1.0 91.2 0.8 95.8 0.6
Preferred language English 93.0 0.4 89.4 1.1 91.6 0.9 92.5 0.7 96.4 0.5
Other 82.3 2.0 81.4 3.1 80.1 2.8 84.3 3.6 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 92.3 0.5 89.0 1.3 90.2 0.9 92.1 0.7 96.3 0.5
No 82.0 2.1 73.2 4.3 81.0 3.5 86.2 4.9 * *

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.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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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