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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.80a
Percent of children under age 18 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about how smoking in the house can be harmful, United States, 2003
      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 73,163 45.6 1.0 32.7 0.9 39.7 1.0
Race White only 56,717 45.4 1.2 32.4 1.1 39.3 1.1
Black only 11,271 49.9 2.2 35.5 2.1 44.6 2.1
AI/AN only 547 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only 2,609 27.3 3.3 23.5 3.4 25.0 3.2
NHOPI only 199 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,820 54.6 4.3 41.7 4.7 47.0 4.6
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 13,776 51.2 1.6 38.3 1.5 46.1 1.5
Non-Hispanic, all races 59,387 44.3 1.1 31.4 1.1 38.2 1.1
Non-Hispanic, White 43,547 43.7 1.4 30.6 1.3 37.2 1.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,999 49.7 2.3 35.3 2.1 44.6 2.2
Non-Hispanic, other 4,841 37.9 2.8 29.9 2.7 33.3 2.7
Gender Male 37,420 45.2 1.1 31.8 1.0 39.3 1.1
Female 35,743 46.1 1.2 33.6 1.2 40.2 1.2
Age 0-5 23,093 54.4 1.5 46.3 1.4 51.4 1.5
6-17 50,069 41.6 1.1 26.3 1.0 34.3 1.0
Health insurance Any private 47,598 41.7 1.3 29.2 1.2 35.6 1.2
Public only 20,513 57.2 1.5 42.7 1.4 51.2 1.5
Uninsured 5,052 35.8 3.0 24.4 2.4 31.5 2.9
Family incomea Negative/poor 12,787 57.8 1.7 43.4 1.7 52.9 1.7
Near poor/low income 15,711 47.7 1.6 33.9 1.5 41.9 1.6
Middle income 24,154 42.7 1.7 30.5 1.6 37.4 1.7
High income 20,510 39.9 2.0 27.7 1.8 32.6 1.9
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 40,840 45.0 1.2 32.8 1.2 39.1 1.2
Metropolitan-small 21,471 45.5 2.2 32.0 1.9 40.4 2.0
Micropolitan 6,936 47.0 2.7 33.3 2.8 39.3 2.9
Noncore 3,916 50.6 4.7 34.2 4.7 43.1 4.6
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 71,567 45.3 1.0 32.3 0.9 39.4 1.0
Fair/poor 1,594 61.7 3.7 52.3 3.8 55.4 3.9
CSHCNc Yes 14,252 49.2 1.7 37.3 1.6 42.9 1.7
No 58,203 44.7 1.1 31.4 1.0 38.9 1.1

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

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

c 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 didn't know if they had ever been given advice.

f Denominator is total population, excluding children whose parents didn'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.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; CSHCN: children with special health care needs.

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

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