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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.82b
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, 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 64,969 32.1 1.0 23.6 0.9 28.1 1.0
Race White 50,744 32.6 1.1 23.7 1.0 28.3 1.1
Black 10,468 30.9 2.0 23.6 2.0 28.6 2.1
API 2,882 33.5 7.1 24.7 5.8 27.0 6.4
AI/AN 876 14.5 4.3 DSU DSU DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 11,360 31.1 1.6 22.7 1.6 28.6 1.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 53,609 32.3 1.2 23.8 1.1 27.9 1.2
Non-Hispanic, White 39,991 32.8 1.3 23.9 1.1 28.1 1.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,125 30.7 2.0 23.7 2.0 28.5 2.1
Non-Hispanic, other 3,493 30.4 6.3 22.8 5.1 24.9 5.5
Gender Male 33,175 33.3 1.1 24.2 1.0 28.9 1.1
Female 31,794 30.9 1.3 22.9 1.2 27.2 1.3
Age 2-5 15,854 30.8 1.4 27.7 1.4 30.3 1.4
6-17 49,115 32.5 1.2 22.2 1.0 27.3 1.1
Health insurance Any private 44,761 34.8 1.3 25.1 1.1 29.7 1.2
Public only 14,691 27.2 1.6 21.8 1.4 25.7 1.5
Uninsured 5,517 23.1 2.3 15.9 2.0 20.8 2.1
Family incomea Negative/poor 10,477 25.4 1.8 18.9 1.5 22.9 1.7
Near poor/low 14,088 29.1 1.7 20.6 1.5 25.8 1.7
Middle 21,371 30.4 1.5 21.9 1.3 26.2 1.4
High 19,033 39.9 1.9 30.1 1.6 34.7 1.9
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 36,731 35.1 1.5 26.6 1.3 31.4 1.4
Metropolitan-small 17,797 31.7 2.1 21.9 1.8 26.3 2.0
Micropolitan 6,710 21.6 2.3 15.7 2.1 18.7 2.4
Noncore 3,732 23.4 3.0 16.2 2.5 20.9 3.0
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 63,618 32.1 1.0 23.5 0.9 28.1 1.0
Fair/poor 1,351 31.3 4.2 25.1 4.0 28.0 4.2
CSHCN Yes 13,343 35.8 1.5 27.5 1.4 31.5 1.5
No 51,268 31.2 1.1 22.6 1.0 27.2 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 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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