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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 81c
Children 0-40 lbs who ever received advice about using child car safety seats, 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   59.9 1.3 53.1 2.9 60.8 2.6 58.9 2.4 66.4 3.2
Age 0 - 5 60.8 1.4 53.9 3.0 62.1 2.7 59.5 2.5 67.5 3.2
6 - 17 40.1 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 60.4 1.7 51.1 3.7 59.1 3.4 58.4 2.9 72.2 3.5
Female 59.4 1.7 54.9 3.6 62.5 3.3 59.5 3.1 60.2 4.6
Race White, single race 61.0 1.5 53.3 3.5 61.0 2.9 59.2 2.7 69.4 3.3
Black, single race 60.1 3.3 53.8 5.9 65.6 4.8 * * * *
Asian, single race * * * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 60.0 1.6 51.7 3.7 59.9 3.3 59.1 2.8 66.5 3.4
Non-Hispanic, White 61.6 1.9 51.3 5.2 60.4 4.1 59.3 3.2 69.9 3.5
Non-Hispanic, Black 59.6 3.5 53.6 6.2 64.1 4.7 * * * *
Hispanic (all races) 59.5 2.4 56.0 3.8 63.4 3.5 58.1 4.9 * *
Health insurance Any private 61.1 1.8 45.5 7.1 63.1 4.0 57.6 2.7 66.8 3.3
Public only 59.3 2.1 56.3 3.1 62.0 3.6 63.1 5.0 * *
Uninsured 49.2 6.0 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 59.7 1.8 50.6 4.2 58.1 4.2 58.9 3.3 67.5 4.3
Metropolitan-small 59.5 2.2 55.7 5.1 64.6 4.1 55.8 4.0 64.5 4.9
Micropolitan 57.3 5.5 47.5 10.0 * * * * * *
Noncore 70.5 6.5 * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 55.0 3.7 * * * * * * * *
No 60.6 1.4 53.8 3.0 62.0 2.7 59.3 2.6 67.0 3.5
Preferred language English 61.1 1.5 53.4 3.2 63.0 3.2 59.9 2.6 66.8 3.4
Other 51.9 3.3 51.8 4.9 53.1 5.2 50.9 7.2 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 60.2 1.4 53.8 3.0 61.1 2.6 59.0 2.4 66.9 3.3
No * * * * * * * * * *

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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