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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 87c
Children ages 2-17 with advice about physical activity, by family income,a United States, 2004
Population group Total Negative/poor  Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   33.1 1.0 30.4 1.7 31.1 1.5 31.9 1.7 37.7 2.0
Age 2-5 27.6 1.4 26.1 2.4 26.8 2.5 27.1 2.6 30.1 2.9
6-17 34.9 1.2 32.1 2.0 32.5 1.6 33.3 1.9 39.9 2.2
Gender Male 33.5 1.1 32.4 2.2 31.4 1.9 31.3 1.8 38.2 2.3
Female 32.7 1.2 28.2 2.0 30.7 1.7 32.5 2.2 37.2 2.4
Race White, single race 33.4 1.2 29.8 2.3 29.9 1.8 32.8 1.9 37.9 2.3
Black, single race 33.5 2.0 35.3 2.7 36.2 3.1 26.9 3.8 38.6 6.5
Asian, single race 32.9 3.9 * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 27.4 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 32.3 1.2 29.6 2.1 28.8 1.8 31.0 1.9 37.1 2.1
Non-Hispanic, White 32.4 1.4 28.0 3.3 26.3 2.4 31.7 2.3 37.0 2.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 33.1 2.0 34.6 2.7 35.1 3.1 26.9 3.9 38.6 6.5
Hispanic, all races 36.2 1.7 32.0 2.4 36.4 2.2 36.6 3.1 44.4 6.1
Health insurance Any private 34.7 1.4 27.9 5.2 30.8 2.7 33.4 2.0 38.1 2.1
Public only 31.5 1.3 31.8 1.8 32.8 2.0 29.1 3.4 * *
Uninsured 24.9 2.7 21.6 3.7 23.8 3.7 21.3 4.0 * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 38.5 1.3 36.6 2.4 36.7 2.0 36.5 2.4 42.8 2.5
Metropolitan-small 28.1 1.8 25.5 3.2 25.2 3.0 29.7 2.7 29.7 3.3
Micropolitan 22.9 2.8 21.0 3.8 20.9 3.9 23.7 4.5 * *
Noncore 24.0 2.9 19.1 3.6 27.3 3.8 18.0 5.0 * *
CSHCN Yes 41.9 1.8 38.4 3.0 43.7 3.1 40.6 3.0 44.8 3.7
No 30.9 1.1 27.9 1.9 28.1 1.6 29.7 1.8 36.0 2.1
Language spoken most often at home English 32.9 1.1 29.9 1.9 29.5 1.7 31.9 1.8 37.6 2.0
Other 34.4 1.8 32.0 3.2 35.9 2.7 32.3 3.3 40.4 6.4

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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* 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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