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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 82c
Children age 2-17 with advice about physical activity, by family income,a United States, 2003
    Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 31.0 1.0 31.1 1.6 25.6 1.5 29.2 1.6 37.3 1.8
Age 2-5 24.2 1.4 27.4 2.3 20.5 2.3 25.1 2.7 23.6 2.9
6-17 33.2 1.0 32.6 1.8 27.3 1.7 30.4 1.7 41.0 2.0
Gender Male 30.0 1.1 31.0 2.1 24.7 1.8 29.8 1.8 33.7 2.2
Female 32.1 1.2 31.2 2.2 26.5 2.0 28.6 2.0 40.8 2.3
Race White, single race 32.0 1.1 30.2 1.9 25.3 1.7 30.6 1.8 38.9 2.0
Black, single race 29.3 2.0 34.7 3.2 28.6 3.9 25.0 3.0 26.9 6.2
Asian, single race 22.7 3.1 * * * * * * 33.0 5.6
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 26.3 3.7 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 30.4 1.1 30.1 2.0 23.3 1.9 28.1 1.8 37.2 1.9
Non-Hispanic, White 31.6 1.3 27.5 2.5 22.1 2.4 29.6 2.1 39.0 2.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 29.0 2.1 34.7 3.2 28.0 4.0 24.7 3.0 27.0 6.3
Hispanic 33.6 1.6 33.1 2.4 31.0 2.2 36.0 3.5 37.6 5.5
Health insurance Any private 32.1 1.2 31.9 4.4 24.1 2.2 29.1 1.7 38.0 1.8
Public only 30.5 1.3 32.5 1.8 29.3 2.0 28.0 3.3 * *
Uninsured 23.2 2.4 14.7 3.1 16.1 2.9 34.1 5.5 * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 33.8 1.3 34.8 2.3 28.2 2.0 31.8 2.1 39.2 2.2
Metropolitan-small 28.9 2.0 27.1 3.4 23.4 3.4 28.3 3.3 35.1 3.9
Micropolitan 23.0 2.1 25.4 3.8 21.0 3.5 20.9 3.9 26.0 4.6
Noncore 27.4 3.9 31.4 8.1 21.5 4.7 22.9 6.8 * *
CSHCN Yes 38.8 1.6 39.2 2.7 32.4 2.8 37.0 3.0 44.9 3.1
No 29.0 1.0 28.9 1.8 23.9 1.7 27.2 1.6 35.2 2.0
Preferred language English 31.4 1.1 31.1 1.9 24.7 1.8 29.5 1.7 37.5 1.9
Other 29.1 1.7 30.9 2.8 28.2 2.4 27.1 3.1 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 31.5 1.0 31.7 1.7 26.2 1.5 29.5 1.6 37.4 1.9
No 22.6 2.5 21.8 4.2 18.9 3.5 * * * *

a Negative/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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