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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 89a
Children ages 3-6 with a vision check, 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   57.6 1.6 56.5 1.8 62.1 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Age 3-5 52.6 1.7 50.7 2.0 59.6 3.8 * * * * * * * *
6 72.7 2.5 73.7 2.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 60.6 2.1 59.7 2.4 64.9 4.3 * * * * * * * *
Female 54.6 1.9 53.3 2.2 59.2 4.1 * * * * * * * *
Family incomea Negative/poor 56.4 2.7 52.3 3.6 64.6 4.3 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 58.0 2.5 56.3 3.0 68.2 4.7 * * * * * * * *
Middle 51.4 3.0 51.2 3.3 * * * * * * * * * *
High 66.0 3.3 65.8 3.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 58.3 2.1 57.8 2.4 62.5 5.3 * * * * * * * *
Public only 57.8 2.0 55.6 2.5 64.9 3.6 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 47.7 6.0 44.9 6.5 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 59.1 1.9 57.8 2.3 62.7 3.8 * * * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 57.7 3.2 58.0 3.5 * * * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 46.3 4.8 41.9 5.0 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore 64.2 4.5 * * * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 65.6 3.0 66.0 3.3 * * * * * * * * * *
No 56.2 1.7 54.9 2.0 60.7 3.5 * * * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English 58.1 1.8 56.9 2.1 62.5 3.2 * * * * * * * *
Other 54.9 2.8 54.6 3.0 * * * * * * * * * *

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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