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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.81a
Percent of children under age 18 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about using car safety restraints, 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 42.0 0.9 30.7 0.9 36.5 0.9
Race White only 56,717 43.1 1.1 30.7 1.0 36.9 1.0
Black only 11,271 39.4 2.0 31.2 2.0 36.4 2.0
AI/AN only 547 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only 2,609 35.6 3.6 28.6 3.6 32.6 3.5
NHOPI only 199 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,820 41.5 4.9 33.4 4.6 35.5 4.6
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 13,776 44.2 1.6 33.5 1.4 39.8 1.5
Non-Hispanic, all races 59,387 41.5 1.0 30.0 1.0 35.7 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 43,547 42.7 1.3 29.8 1.2 35.9 1.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,999 39.2 2.0 31.1 2.0 36.3 2.0
Non-Hispanic, other 4,841 36.3 2.9 29.4 2.8 32.7 2.7
Gender Male 37,420 40.8 1.0 29.7 0.9 35.6 1.0
Female 35,743 43.3 1.2 31.6 1.1 37.5 1.1
Age 0-5 23,093 60.0 1.3 50.4 1.4 56.0 1.4
6-17 50,069 33.7 1.0 21.5 0.9 27.5 0.9
Health insurance Any private 47,598 42.8 1.2 30.3 1.1 36.6 1.2
Public only 20,513 42.6 1.4 33.8 1.3 38.7 1.4
Uninsured 5,052 32.3 2.7 21.4 2.2 26.3 2.4
Family incomea Negative/poor 12,787 44.9 1.7 34.4 1.6 41.0 1.7
Near poor/low income 15,711 36.5 1.6 27.4 1.5 32.6 1.5
Middle income 24,154 40.7 1.5 28.8 1.6 34.7 1.6
High income 20,510 46.1 1.7 32.9 1.6 38.8 1.6
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 40,840 44.3 1.2 32.6 1.1 38.5 1.2
Metropolitan-small 21,471 41.3 1.9 29.3 1.9 35.7 1.9
Micropolitan 6,936 34.7 2.9 27.1 2.8 30.8 3.1
Noncore 3,916 35.4 3.5 23.6 3.1 30.1 3.1
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 71,567 42.1 0.9 30.6 0.9 36.5 0.9
Fair/poor 1,594 39.9 3.8 32.7 3.6 36.1 3.7
CSHCNc Yes 14,252 39.9 1.6 29.8 1.6 34.8 1.7
No 58,203 42.5 1.0 30.8 1.0 36.9 1.0

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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