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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.80b
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, 2001
      Ever given advice Given advice within past year Given advice within past 2 years
Population group Total population (in thousands)c Percentd Standard error Percente Standard error Percente Standard error
Total 72,826 42.8 0.9 30.7 0.8 37.2 0.8
Race White 56,988 43.1 1.0 30.4 0.9 37.2 0.9
Black 11,622 45.7 2.1 36.0 2.2 41.5 2.1
API 3,290 29.6 4.2 18.2 3.2 24.4 3.4
AI/AN 926 33.2 5.9 26.4 5.1 29.8 5.6
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 12,963 47.1 1.6 35.1 1.4 43.5 1.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 59,863 41.8 1.0 29.7 0.9 35.8 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 44,726 41.9 1.2 29.0 1.0 35.3 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 11,252 45.0 2.1 35.8 2.2 41.1 2.1
Non-Hispanic, other 3,884 31.2 3.8 20.1 3.0 26.0 3.2
Gender Male 37,264 42.6 1.1 29.8 1.0 36.5 1.0
Female 35,562 43.0 1.1 31.5 1.0 38.0 1.0
Age 0-5 23,710 52.4 1.2 44.2 1.3 50.0 1.2
6-17 49,115 38.1 1.0 24.1 0.9 31.0 0.9
Health insurance Any private 49,345 40.3 1.1 27.9 1.0 34.1 1.0
Public only 17,342 51.8 1.7 40.1 1.6 47.3 1.6
Uninsured 6,139 37.1 2.4 26.3 2.0 33.7 2.4
Family incomea Negative/poor 12,075 50.1 1.9 37.8 1.8 45.2 1.9
Near poor/low 15,876 44.3 1.7 31.7 1.6 38.9 1.6
Middle 23,483 42.5 1.4 28.2 1.3 35.9 1.3
High 21,392 37.8 1.6 28.6 1.6 32.9 1.6
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 41,207 42.3 1.2 30.7 1.1 37.0 1.1
Metropolitan-small 19,976 44.1 1.7 30.9 1.6 38.2 1.6
Micropolitan 7,527 41.2 2.3 29.8 2.1 35.2 2.1
Noncore 4,115 44.0 3.1 31.1 2.6 37.7 3.0
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 71,309 42.5 0.9 30.3 0.8 36.9 0.8
Fair/poor 1,516 56.6 4.1 47.2 4.0 50.5 3.9
CSHCN Yes 13,880 48.8 1.7 35.4 1.5 41.6 1.6
No 58,520 41.4 0.9 29.6 0.9 36.1 0.9

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

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

e 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; API: Asian or 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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