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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 89a
Children age 2-17 with advice about using helmets, 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 38.0 1.0 38.8 1.1 35.6 2.4 32.6 4.0 * * * * 35.4 4.9
Age 2-5 36.2 1.6 35.5 1.8 38.5 4.1 * * * * * * * *
6-17 38.5 1.0 39.9 1.2 34.6 2.4 29.2 4.0 * * * * 35.6 4.7
Gender Male 38.6 1.1 39.6 1.3 36.7 2.9 29.1 4.1 * * * * 33.4 5.7
Female 37.3 1.2 37.9 1.4 34.4 2.9 37.0 5.6 * * * * 37.0 7.1
Family incomea Negative/poor 35.2 1.8 33.4 2.0 40.5 3.5 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 31.8 1.6 31.6 2.0 33.8 4.1 * * * * * * * *
Middle 37.0 1.7 38.2 1.9 31.7 3.8 * * * * * * * *
High 45.4 1.9 46.7 2.1 35.9 8.0 40.5 7.3 * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 40.2 1.2 41.2 1.4 34.9 3.2 35.5 5.1 * * * * 39.3 6.5
Public only 35.5 1.5 35.8 1.7 36.8 2.9 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 25.7 2.6 25.0 3.0 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 41.0 1.3 42.0 1.4 39.6 3.1 34.4 4.9 * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 35.9 2.1 36.9 2.5 30.4 5.3 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 29.3 3.0 30.0 3.2 22.9 5.5 * * * * * * * *
Noncore 32.6 4.3 34.6 4.6 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 42.4 1.6 43.4 2.0 42.0 3.7 * * * * * * * *
No 36.8 1.1 37.6 1.2 33.6 2.5 34.2 4.4 * * * * 35.4 5.8
Preferred language English 38.6 1.1 39.6 1.3 35.7 2.4 32.8 6.1 * * * * 34.8 5.1
Other 33.8 1.8 33.9 1.9 * * 32.5 4.6 * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 38.7 1.0 39.6 1.2 35.9 2.4 33.5 4.6 * * * * 35.0 5.1
No 24.9 2.1 22.4 2.3 * * * * * * * * * *

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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