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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 87a
Children 41-80 lbs with advice to parent or guardian about using child booster seats, by race, United States, 2003
        Single race    
    Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple races
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 36.9 1.5 38.3 1.7 31.5 3.0 28.6 6.1 * * * * * *
Age 0-5 47.3 2.6 47.8 3.0 45.9 7.0 * * * * * * * *
6-17 33.9 1.6 35.7 1.8 26.6 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 35.5 1.9 36.2 2.3 35.9 4.0 * * * * * * * *
Female 38.3 1.8 40.5 2.2 26.6 3.7 * * * * * * * *
Family incomea Negative/poor 38.3 2.4 37.6 3.0 42.0 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 28.7 2.4 28.7 2.9 31.1 5.3 * * * * * * * *
Middle 34.6 2.5 36.9 2.8 * * * * * * * * * *
High 45.6 2.9 47.6 3.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 38.8 2.0 40.4 2.3 27.1 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Public only 35.3 1.9 35.8 2.1 37.7 3.9 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 24.0 4.6 25.9 5.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 40.8 2.0 42.7 2.5 35.9 3.7 * * * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 33.7 3.1 35.2 3.3 24.6 6.2 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 27.3 3.3 28.3 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore 30.0 5.0 31.1 5.5 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 32.8 3.1 34.9 3.6 30.2 5.9 * * * * * * * *
No 38.0 1.6 39.2 1.9 32.0 3.2 * * * * * * * *
Preferred language English 36.7 1.7 37.9 2.0 31.7 3.0 * * * * * * * *
Other 38.0 2.6 40.8 2.8 * * * * * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 37.5 1.5 38.8 1.8 31.7 3.0 * * * * * * * *
No 19.3 4.6 23.2 5.7 * * * * * * * * * *

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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