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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.71: Percent of children under age 18 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about how smoking in the house can be harmful, United States, 2001

    Ever had both measures Had both measures within past year Had both measures within past 2 years
Population group Total population (in thousands)d Percente Standard error Percentf Standard error Percentf Standard error
               
Total 72,826 42.8 0.9 30.7 0.8 37.2 0.8
               
Race              
    White 56,988 43.1 1.0 30.4 0.9 37.2 0.9
    Black 11,622 45.7 2.1 36.0 2.2 41.5 2.1
    Asian or Pacific Islander 3,290 29.6 4.2 18.2 3.2 24.4 3.4
    American Indian or Alaska Native 926 33.2 5.9 26.4 5.1 29.8 5.6
               
Race/ethnicity              
    Hispanic 12,963 47.1 1.6 35.1 1.4 43.5 1.6
    Non-Hispanic 59,863 41.8 1.0 29.7 0.9 35.8 0.9
      White 44,726 41.9 1.2 29.0 1.0 35.3 1.1
      Black 11,252 45.0 2.1 35.8 2.2 41.1 2.1
      Other 3,884 31.2 3.8 20.1 3.0 26.0 3.2
               
Gender              
    Male 37,264 42.6 1.1 29.8 1.0 36.5 1.0
    Female 35,562 43.0 1.1 31.5 1.0 38.0 1.0
               
Age              
    0-5 23,710 52.4 1.2 44.2 1.3 50.0 1.2
    6-17 49,115 38.1 1.0 24.1 0.9 31.0 0.9
               
Insurance              
    Any private 49,345 40.3 1.1 27.9 1.0 34.1 1.0
    Public only 17,342 51.8 1.7 40.1 1.6 47.3 1.6
    Uninsured 6,139 37.1 2.4 26.3 2.0 33.7 2.4
               
Family incomea              
    Negative or poor 12,075 50.1 1.9 37.8 1.8 45.2 1.9
    Near poor/low income 15,876 44.3 1.7 31.7 1.6 38.9 1.6
    Middle income 23,483 42.5 1.4 28.2 1.3 35.9 1.3
    High income 21,392 37.8 1.6 28.6 1.6 32.9 1.6
               
Residence locationb              
    Metropolitan-large 41,207 42.3 1.2 30.7 1.1 37.0 1.1
    Metropolitan-small 19,976 44.1 1.7 30.9 1.6 38.2 1.6
    Micropolitan 7,527 41.2 2.3 29.8 2.1 35.2 2.1
    Noncore 4,115 44.0 3.1 31.1 2.6 37.7 3.0
               
Perceived health status              
    Excellent, very good or good 71,309 42.5 0.9 30.3 0.8 36.9 0.8
    Fair or poor 1,516 56.6 4.1 47.2 4.0 50.5 3.9
               
CSHCNc              
    Yes 13,880 48.8 1.7 35.4 1.5 41.6 1.6
    No 58,520 41.4 0.9 29.6 0.9 36.1 0.9
               

a"Negative or poor" refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; "near poor/low income", over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; "middle income", 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and "high income", 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

bSee the MEPS entry in the Data Sources section of the Measures Specifications Appendix for more information.

c CSHCN: children with special healthcare needs.

dNumbers may not add to Total due to missing or rounding.

eDenominator is total population, excluding children whose parents don't know if they had ever been given advice.

fDenominator is total population, excluding children whose parents don't know if they had ever been given the advice, or when they were given advice.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

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