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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.82a
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, 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 65,908 38.0 1.0 27.3 0.9 33.6 0.9
Race White only 51,045 38.8 1.1 27.7 1.0 34.1 1.1
Black only 10,269 35.6 2.4 26.9 2.2 33.3 2.3
AI/AN only 517 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only 2,361 32.6 4.0 25.4 3.9 30.3 3.7
NHOPI only 160 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,557 35.4 4.9 25.6 4.7 27.8 4.6
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 12,182 35.0 1.7 26.0 1.6 31.9 1.7
Non-Hispanic, all races 53,726 38.6 1.1 27.6 1.0 34.0 1.1
Non-Hispanic, White 39,391 40.0 1.4 28.2 1.2 34.7 1.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,014 35.2 2.4 26.5 2.2 33.0 2.3
Non-Hispanic, other 4,321 34.3 3.1 25.6 2.9 30.4 2.9
Gender Male 33,728 38.6 1.1 27.5 1.0 34.3 1.1
Female 32,180 37.3 1.2 27.1 1.1 32.9 1.2
Age 2-5 15,839 36.2 1.6 31.9 1.5 35.4 1.6
6-17 50,069 38.5 1.0 25.9 1.0 33.1 1.0
Health insurance Any private 43,611 40.2 1.2 28.6 1.1 35.2 1.2
Public only 17,846 35.5 1.5 26.9 1.4 32.5 1.4
Uninsured 4,451 25.7 2.6 16.1 2.1 22.4 2.5
Family incomea Negative/poor 11,187 35.2 1.8 26.7 1.7 32.4 1.7
Near poor/low income 14,198 31.8 1.6 23.6 1.4 29.4 1.6
Middle income 21,848 37.0 1.7 25.7 1.7 32.6 1.6
High income 18,675 45.4 1.9 32.4 1.8 38.8 1.8
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 36,942 41.0 1.3 30.4 1.2 36.6 1.2
Metropolitan-small 19,260 35.9 2.1 24.3 1.9 31.4 2.0
Micropolitan 6,218 29.3 3.0 21.5 2.9 25.3 3.2
Noncore 3,489 32.6 4.3 22.5 3.1 29.1 3.5
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 64,511 38.0 1.0 27.4 0.9 33.7 0.9
Fair/poor 1,397 33.7 3.8 25.1 3.4 29.5 3.5
CSHCNc Yes 13,630 42.4 1.6 32.2 1.6 37.1 1.6
No 51,680 36.8 1.1 26.1 1.0 32.8 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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