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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.73: Percent of children age 2-17 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle, 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 64,969 32.1 1.0 23.6 0.9 28.1 1.0
               
Race              
    White 50,744 32.6 1.1 23.7 1.0 28.3 1.1
    Black 10,468 30.9 2.0 23.6 2.0 28.6 2.1
    Asian or Pacific Islander 2,882 33.5 7.1 24.7 5.8 27.0 6.4
    American Indian or Alaska Native 876 14.5 4.3 *13.1 4.2 *13.6 4.2
               
Race/ethnicity              
    Hispanic 11,360 31.1 1.6 22.7 1.6 28.6 1.6
    Non-Hispanic 53,609 32.3 1.2 23.8 1.1 27.9 1.2
      White 39,991 32.8 1.3 23.9 1.1 28.1 1.3
      Black 10,125 30.7 2.0 23.7 2.0 28.5 2.1
      Other 3,493 30.4 6.3 22.8 5.1 24.9 5.5
               
Gender              
    Male 33,175 33.3 1.1 24.2 1.0 28.9 1.1
    Female 31,794 30.9 1.3 22.9 1.2 27.2 1.3
               
Age              
    2-5 15,854 30.8 1.4 27.7 1.4 30.3 1.4
    6-17 49,115 32.5 1.2 22.2 1.0 27.3 1.1
               
Insurance              
    Any private 44,761 34.8 1.3 25.1 1.1 29.7 1.2
    Public only 14,691 27.2 1.6 21.8 1.4 25.7 1.5
    Uninsured 5,517 23.1 2.3 15.9 2.0 20.8 2.1
               
Family incomea              
    Negative or poor 10,477 25.4 1.8 18.9 1.5 22.9 1.7
    Near poor/low income 14,088 29.1 1.7 20.6 1.5 25.8 1.7
    Middle income 21,371 30.4 1.5 21.9 1.3 26.2 1.4
    High income 19,033 39.9 1.9 30.1 1.6 34.7 1.9
               
Residence locationb              
    Metropolitan-large 36,731 35.1 1.5 26.6 1.3 31.4 1.4
    Metropolitan-small 17,797 31.7 2.1 21.9 1.8 26.3 2.0
    Micropolitan 6,710 21.6 2.3 15.7 2.1 18.7 2.4
    Noncore 3,732 23.4 3.0 16.2 2.5 20.9 3.0
               
Perceived health status              
    Excellent, very good or good 63,618 32.1 1.0 23.5 0.9 28.1 1.0
    Fair or poor 1,351 31.3 4.2 25.1 4.0 28.0 4.2
               
CSHCNc              
    Yes 13,343 35.8 1.5 27.5 1.4 31.5 1.5
    No 51,268 31.2 1.1 22.6 1.0 27.2 1.1
               

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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