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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 84a
Children age 2-17 who ever received advice about using helmets, by race, United States, 2002
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   35.2 0.8 35.7 0.9 34.0 2.0 33.9 3.8 * * * * 37.2 4.7
Age 2 - 5 33.3 1.5 34.0 1.7 30.9 3.0 * * * * * * * *
6 - 17 35.9 0.9 36.3 1.0 35.0 2.1 33.9 4.1 * * * * 37.5 5.1
Gender Male 35.7 1.0 36.6 1.2 32.8 2.3 32.2 5.1 * * * * 39.9 5.6
Female 34.7 1.1 34.9 1.2 35.2 2.5 35.9 4.5 * * * * 34.4 6.3
Family incomea Negative or poor 29.9 1.6 28.1 1.9 33.2 3.3 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 32.0 1.5 32.3 1.8 33.2 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Middle 34.4 1.4 34.8 1.6 31.1 3.5 * * * * * * * *
High 42.0 1.8 42.5 1.9 43.2 5.4 40.0 6.4 * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 38.2 1.1 38.4 1.2 38.0 2.8 36.7 4.4 * * * * 41.9 6.0
Public only 31.2 1.3 31.7 1.6 31.1 2.5 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 23.3 2.5 23.5 2.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 38.9 1.1 39.8 1.4 37.3 2.5 34.2 4.4 * * * * 39.9 6.8
Metropolitan-small 33.6 1.7 34.7 1.7 30.2 4.9 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 26.4 2.5 26.0 2.8 17.0 3.7 * * * * * * * *
Noncore 22.4 2.6 22.4 2.7 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 38.8 1.4 38.6 1.5 42.1 3.9 * * * * * * * *
No 34.4 0.9 35.0 1.0 32.0 2.1 33.5 4.3 * * * * 39.2 5.4
Preferred language English 36.3 0.9 36.9 1.0 34.1 2.0 39.8 4.7 * * * * 37.9 4.7
Other 26.0 2.0 27.0 2.3 * * 20.9 4.6 * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 35.5 0.9 36.0 1.0 34.1 2.0 34.6 4.2 * * * * 36.6 4.6
No 31.4 3.2 29.7 3.5 * * * * * * * * * *

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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