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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.72: Percent of children under age 18 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about using car safety restraints, 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 36.1 0.9 26.4 0.9 30.7 0.9
               
Race              
    White 56,988 36.7 0.9 26.4 0.9 30.8 0.9
    Black 11,622 35.4 2.1 28.2 2.3 32.3 2.1
    Asian or Pacific Islander 3,290 34.8 4.9 25.3 3.9 29.3 4.8
    American Indian or Alaska Native 926 14.9 4.3 *12.3 4.2 14.1 4.2
               
Race/ethnicity              
    Hispanic 12,963 36.6 1.5 27.0 1.3 32.6 1.4
    Non-Hispanic 59,863 36.0 1.0 26.3 1.0 30.3 1.0
      White 44,726 36.7 1.2 26.1 1.1 30.2 1.1
      Black 11,252 35.2 2.1 28.2 2.3 32.2 2.1
      Other 3,884 31.0 4.6 22.7 3.6 26.5 4.4
               
Gender              
    Male 37,264 35.8 1.1 26.0 1.0 30.2 1.0
    Female 35,562 36.5 1.1 26.9 1.2 31.3 1.2
               
Age              
    0-5 23,710 56.5 1.4 47.2 1.5 53.2 1.4
    6-17 49,115 26.2 0.9 16.3 0.8 19.8 0.9
               
Insurance              
    Any private 49,345 37.3 1.1 26.5 1.0 30.8 1.0
    Public only 17,342 36.1 1.6 28.9 1.5 33.1 1.5
    Uninsured 6,139 26.6 2.3 19.1 2.0 23.2 2.3
               
Family incomea              
    Negative or poor 12,075 33.7 1.7 25.9 1.5 30.0 1.6
    Near poor/low income 15,876 34.4 1.7 25.1 1.5 29.6 1.6
    Middle income 23,483 34.7 1.4 23.5 1.2 27.9 1.2
    High income 21,392 40.3 1.6 31.0 1.6 35.1 1.7
               
Residence locationb              
    Metropolitan-large 41,207 37.5 1.2 27.7 1.2 32.3 1.3
    Metropolitan-small 19,976 36.5 1.8 25.9 1.5 30.3 1.7
    Micropolitan 7,527 30.2 2.3 23.6 1.9 26.6 2.1
    Noncore 4,115 32.2 2.9 21.8 2.4 25.1 2.5
               
Perceived health status              
    Excellent, very good or good 71,309 36.1 0.9 26.3 0.9 30.7 0.9
    Fair or poor 1,516 36.5 4.3 30.9 3.9 34.2 4.2
               
CSHCNc              
    Yes 13,880 32.9 1.5 25.1 1.5 27.8 1.5
    No 58,520 36.9 1.0 26.7 0.9 31.4 1.0
               

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.

* Relative standard error is equal to or greater than 30 percent.

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

 

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