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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 88a
Children ages 2-17 with advice about eating healthy, by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   53.3 1.1 53.8 1.2 52.3 2.5 54.4 4.3 * * * * 50.0 5.0
Age 2-5 60.5 1.6 61.0 1.8 57.5 3.5 * * * * * * * *
6-17 51.0 1.2 51.4 1.4 50.8 2.7 52.8 4.9 * * * * 45.2 5.4
Gender Male 52.1 1.2 53.0 1.4 49.8 3.0 49.4 5.1 * * * * 47.0 5.8
Female 54.6 1.3 54.5 1.5 54.9 2.7 60.4 5.8 * * * * 52.3 6.2
Family incomea Negative/poor 50.3 1.9 49.5 2.4 55.0 3.0 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 49.0 1.6 47.7 2.0 53.1 3.4 * * * * * * * *
Middle 51.6 1.9 52.5 2.1 47.0 4.4 * * * * * * * *
High 60.4 1.9 61.1 2.1 55.7 6.9 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 55.4 1.3 56.5 1.5 48.1 3.6 59.9 5.1 * * * * 49.8 7.3
Public only 52.2 1.5 50.4 1.7 58.6 3.0 * * * * * * 45.7 7.1
Uninsured 38.7 2.8 39.3 3.3 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 58.5 1.3 59.3 1.5 57.5 2.8 56.7 4.8 * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 51.0 2.0 51.5 2.3 48.1 4.3 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 41.0 3.4 41.3 4.0 40.4 6.7 * * * * * * * *
Noncore 37.8 3.3 40.9 3.2 19.9 5.1 * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 61.3 1.6 61.5 1.9 63.5 3.6 * * * * * * * *
No 51.2 1.2 51.7 1.4 49.0 2.7 53.7 4.5 * * * * 49.1 6.0
Language spoken most often at home English 53.6 1.2 54.2 1.4 51.9 2.5 61.0 6.0 * * * * 50.1 5.1
Other 51.1 1.9 51.1 2.1 * * 48.3 5.8 * * * * * *

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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