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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.77a
Percent of children under age 18 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about using car safety restraints, United States, 2002
      Ever given advice Within past year Within past 2 years
Population group Total population (in thousands)d Percente Standard error Percentf Standard error Percentf Standard error
                 
Total   72,699 40.4 0.9 29.3 0.7 34.8 0.8
                 
Race White 56,132 41.1 1.0 29.2 0.9 35.0 0.9
Black 11,123 39.1 2.0 30.9 1.7 35.6 1.9
American Indian or Alaska Native 815 26.4 6.6 22.7 6.2 24.9 6.6
Asian 2,576 31.4 4.3 21.6 3.2 27.5 3.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,757 45.0 4.4 34.9 4.2 39.5 4.3
                 
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 13,297 42.6 1.6 31.1 1.5 37.4 1.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 59,402 39.9 1.0 28.9 0.8 34.2 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 43,463 40.8 1.2 28.8 1.0 34.4 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,859 38.7 2.1 30.7 1.7 35.3 2.0
Non-Hispanic, other 5,080 34.4 3.1 25.7 2.6 30.6 2.9
                 
Gender Male 37,236 40.2 1.0 28.9 0.9 34.3 0.9
Female 35,463 40.6 1.0 29.7 0.9 35.3 1.0
                 
Age 0-5 23,153 58.7 1.3 48.4 1.2 55.5 1.3
6-17 49,546 31.8 0.9 20.3 0.8 25.1 0.8
                 
Health insurance Any private 47,956 41.3 1.1 29.1 0.9 35.0 1.0
Public only 19,360 41.0 1.4 31.8 1.1 36.9 1.3
Uninsured 5,382 30.3 2.5 21.9 2.3 25.6 2.3
                 
Family incomea Negative or poor 12,438 37.6 1.8 29.4 1.5 33.9 1.7
Near poor/low income 15,494 39.9 1.6 28.9 1.4 34.9 1.5
Middle income 25,004 40.1 1.3 28.1 1.2 33.4 1.2
High income 19,762 43.0 1.9 31.1 1.6 37.1 1.7
                 
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 40,563 42.6 1.1 30.9 0.9 36.8 1.0
Metropolitan-small 21,261 38.9 1.8 28.8 1.6 33.7 1.8
Micropolitan 7,223 34.7 3.3 24.3 2.3 29.6 2.8
Noncore 3,652 35.8 3.2 24.9 2.9 29.4 3.3
                 
Perceived health status Excellent, very good or good 71,080 40.3 0.9 29.2 0.7 34.8 0.8
Fair or poor 1,619 42.9 3.8 33.4 3.2 36.9 3.3
                 
CSHCNc Yes 14,116 37.2 1.5 27.6 1.3 31.8 1.4
No 57,966 41.3 0.9 29.8 0.7 35.7 0.8
                 

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.

b See Measures Specifications Appendix for definition.

c CSHCN: children with special health care needs. Unknown is not shown.

d Numbers may not add to total due to missing or rounding.

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

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

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

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

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