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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 82b
Children 40-80 lbs who ever received advice about using child booster seats, by ethnicity, United States, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   34.8 1.4 34.4 1.6 35.6 1.9 32.4 3.0 36.7 2.3
Age 0 - 5 50.5 2.5 51.3 2.9 52.0 3.6 48.0 5.3 47.5 3.9
6 - 17 30.5 1.4 30.0 1.6 31.8 2.0 26.5 3.1 33.0 2.6
Gender Male 35.3 1.7 35.0 1.8 36.1 2.2 33.0 3.6 36.9 3.1
Female 34.2 1.7 33.8 1.9 35.1 2.4 31.6 4.1 36.5 3.0
Family incomea Negative or poor 31.6 2.4 30.0 3.1 29.3 4.4 30.2 4.6 35.3 3.4
Near poor/low 33.4 2.2 31.0 2.8 30.7 4.2 34.1 4.9 39.4 3.2
Middle 34.9 2.1 33.5 2.3 35.2 2.7 26.4 4.8 43.6 4.8
High 38.1 2.6 39.9 2.8 40.3 3.1 * * * *
Health insurance Any private 36.7 1.7 36.6 1.8 37.4 2.1 35.3 4.2 37.1 3.8
Public only 33.0 2.0 29.6 2.5 29.5 3.6 31.2 3.9 41.4 2.8
Uninsured 25.3 4.0 27.5 5.9 * * * * 21.3 4.3
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 38.1 1.7 38.5 2.1 41.2 2.6 35.7 3.7 37.0 2.7
Metropolitan-small 32.1 2.7 31.4 2.8 32.1 3.3 28.8 5.8 37.8 5.3
Micropolitan 28.4 4.4 28.8 4.5 30.3 5.0 * * * *
Noncore 26.2 4.9 24.5 5.2 23.3 5.1 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 32.4 2.5 32.1 2.7 32.4 3.3 35.2 6.2 35.0 5.2
No 35.4 1.4 35.1 1.7 36.6 2.1 31.8 3.0 36.8 2.4
Preferred language English 34.9 1.5 34.5 1.6 35.6 1.9 32.4 3.0 37.7 3.1
Other 34.4 2.9 * * * * * * 35.3 2.9
Born in U.S. Yes 35.0 1.4 34.4 1.6 35.4 1.9 32.3 2.9 38.1 2.5
No 29.0 4.7 * * * * * * 23.1 4.6

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: 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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