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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.77b
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 given advice Given advice within past year Given advice 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 DSU DSU 14.1 4.2
                 
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 12,963 36.6 1.5 27.0 1.3 32.6 1.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 59,863 36.0 1.0 26.3 1.0 30.3 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 44,726 36.7 1.2 26.1 1.1 30.2 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 11,252 35.2 2.1 28.2 2.3 32.2 2.1
Non-Hispanic, 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
                 
Health 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.

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

c CSHCN: children with special health care needs.

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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