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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 93b
Children over 80 lbs with advice to parent or guardian about using lap and shoulder belts, by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   33.2 1.5 32.1 1.7 32.4 2.1 30.3 2.6 38.4 2.3
Age 0-5 * * * * * * * * * *
6-17 33.3 1.5 32.1 1.7 32.4 2.1 30.3 2.6 38.4 2.3
Gender Male 33.0 1.7 31.9 2.0 33.2 2.5 28.6 3.1 38.1 2.5
Female 33.5 1.8 32.3 2.1 31.6 2.5 32.0 3.2 38.7 2.9
Family incomea Negative/poor 31.6 2.4 27.9 2.7 25.5 4.1 32.2 3.9 40.9 4.0
Near poor/low 31.6 2.5 27.8 3.1 21.0 3.8 36.9 6.2 40.4 3.4
Middle 32.0 2.5 31.2 2.8 32.4 3.4 24.7 5.2 36.8 4.0
High 36.6 2.4 37.0 2.6 38.1 2.9 * * 32.3 6.2
Health insurance Any private 35.0 1.9 34.3 2.1 35.1 2.4 28.6 4.2 41.0 3.6
Public only 31.0 2.0 27.3 2.4 21.5 3.2 32.9 3.6 40.2 3.1
Uninsured 26.3 3.3 24.7 4.4 24.0 6.0 * * 28.7 4.0
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 39.0 2.0 38.7 2.3 41.0 3.2 33.7 3.0 40.1 2.8
Metropolitan-small 29.3 2.6 27.4 2.9 26.6 3.2 27.6 5.5 39.7 4.8
Micropolitan 25.0 4.3 25.0 4.7 25.3 5.5 * * * *
Noncore 16.4 3.4 16.4 3.6 17.2 4.0 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 36.2 2.5 35.2 2.7 35.4 3.4 32.6 4.3 43.8 4.8
No 32.4 1.6 31.1 1.8 31.5 2.2 29.5 2.9 37.6 2.4
Language spoken most often at home English 32.2 1.6 32.0 1.7 32.3 2.1 30.0 2.6 34.1 3.3
Other 40.8 2.8 35.4 6.4 * * * * 42.4 2.8

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: 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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