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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.78a
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, 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   65,261 35.2 0.8 25.1 0.8 31.2 0.8
                 
Race White 50,296 35.7 0.9 25.3 0.9 31.5 0.9
Black 10,137 34.0 2.0 25.2 1.7 30.5 1.9
American Indian or Alaska Native DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian 2,341 33.9 3.8 23.2 2.9 29.3 3.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,417 37.2 4.7 27.0 4.2 32.3 4.4
                 
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 11,713 31.6 1.7 23.1 1.5 29.1 1.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 53,547 36.0 0.9 25.6 0.8 31.6 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 39,108 37.1 1.1 26.0 1.0 32.3 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 9,917 33.7 2.0 25.0 1.7 30.2 1.9
Non-Hispanic, other 4,522 32.4 2.9 23.2 2.4 28.3 2.6
                 
Gender Male 33,465 35.7 1.0 25.5 0.9 31.4 1.0
Female 31,796 34.7 1.1 24.7 0.9 30.9 1.0
                 
Age 2-5 15,715 33.3 1.5 28.9 1.4 32.8 1.5
6-17 49,546 35.9 0.9 23.9 0.8 30.6 0.9
                 
Health insurance Any private 43,493 38.2 1.1 27.0 1.0 33.5 1.0
Public only 16,816 31.2 1.3 23.2 1.1 28.8 1.2
Uninsured 4,952 23.3 2.5 15.6 2.1 18.9 2.2
                 
Family incomea Negative or poor 10,871 29.9 1.6 21.6 1.3 27.1 1.5
Near poor/low income 13,746 32.0 1.5 22.5 1.3 28.8 1.4
Middle income 22,506 34.4 1.4 24.1 1.2 29.7 1.3
High income 18,138 42.0 1.8 30.6 1.5 37.2 1.7
                 
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 36,433 38.9 1.1 27.8 0.9 34.5 1.0
Metropolitan-small 19,015 33.6 1.7 24.3 1.7 29.4 1.8
Micropolitan 6,506 26.4 2.5 17.6 2.0 23.1 2.3
Noncore 3,308 22.4 2.6 15.6 2.5 20.2 2.7
                 
Perceived health status Excellent, very good or good 63,830 35.2 0.8 25.1 0.8 31.2 0.8
Fair or poor 1,431 35.4 4.2 28.8 3.6 30.9 3.6
                 
CSHCNc Yes 13,563 38.8 1.4 28.9 1.4 33.8 1.5
No 51,143 34.4 0.9 24.2 0.8 30.5 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.

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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