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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 87c
Children 41-80 lbs with advice to parent or guardian about using child booster seats, 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 36.9 1.5 38.3 2.4 28.7 2.4 34.6 2.5 45.6 2.9
Age 0-5 47.3 2.6 48.5 4.5 41.7 4.8 50.6 4.7 47.9 6.6
6-17 33.9 1.6 34.8 2.5 24.8 2.6 30.3 2.8 45.1 3.0
Gender Male 35.5 1.9 36.2 3.2 28.4 2.7 34.4 3.2 42.4 3.8
Female 38.3 1.8 40.6 3.2 29.0 3.3 34.8 3.2 49.0 3.6
Race White, single race 38.3 1.7 37.6 3.0 28.7 2.9 36.9 2.8 47.6 3.2
Black, single race 31.5 3.0 42.0 4.6 31.1 5.3 * * * *
Asian, single race 28.6 6.1 * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 36.7 1.8 38.7 3.3 27.5 3.0 31.7 2.8 47.2 3.2
Non-Hispanic, White 38.3 2.1 36.1 4.8 27.1 4.0 33.6 3.2 49.7 3.5
Non-Hispanic, Black 31.6 3.0 43.1 4.5 30.7 5.4 * * * *
Hispanic 37.7 2.4 37.7 3.4 31.9 3.2 50.1 5.4 * *
Health insurance Any private 38.8 2.0 49.5 7.2 28.4 4.2 34.7 2.9 46.5 3.1
Public only 35.3 1.9 37.2 2.5 32.6 3.0 37.6 4.9 * *
Uninsured 24.0 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 40.8 2.0 43.6 3.3 30.5 3.4 38.4 3.6 49.3 3.5
Metropolitan-small 33.7 3.1 34.1 5.1 28.0 3.8 34.8 5.0 37.3 6.2
Micropolitan 27.3 3.3 29.9 4.9 24.0 5.0 * * * *
Noncore 30.0 5.0 * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 32.8 3.1 32.6 4.6 23.4 4.5 31.6 5.5 * *
No 38.0 1.6 40.1 2.8 30.1 2.6 35.5 2.6 46.1 3.4
Preferred language English 36.7 1.7 37.1 3.0 28.4 2.9 33.6 2.7 45.7 3.1
Other 38.0 2.6 41.2 4.0 29.9 3.6 43.6 5.5 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 37.5 1.5 39.1 2.5 29.5 2.5 35.2 2.6 46.2 3.0
No 19.3 4.6 * * * * * * * *

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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