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Table 1.85a
Percent of children under age 18 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about using car safety restraints, United States, 2004
Population group Total population  (in thousands)d Ever given advice Within past year Within past 2 years
Percente Standard error Percentf Standard error Percentf Standard error
Total   73,332 42.4 1.1 29.7 1.0 36.6 1.0
Race White, single race 56,648 42.6 1.3 29.3 1.1 36.3 1.2
Black, single race 11,185 41.2 2.5 31.5 2.1 37.2 2.3
AI/AN, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian, single race 2,736 44.4 4.2 32.9 3.8 42.2 4.3
NHOPI, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,962 41.3 4.7 27.9 3.9 34.3 4.3
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 14,375 46.7 1.6 33.6 1.4 41.6 1.5
Non-Hispanic, all races 58,957 41.3 1.2 28.7 1.1 35.4 1.2
Non-Hispanic, White 43,016 41.3 1.5 27.8 1.3 34.5 1.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,893 40.5 2.5 31.0 2.1 36.5 2.3
Non-Hispanic, other 5,049 43.9 2.9 31.5 2.4 39.8 2.7
Gender Male 37,430 42.6 1.2 29.6 1.0 36.7 1.1
Female 35,902 42.2 1.4 29.8 1.3 36.4 1.3
Age 0-5 23,404 59.2 1.5 48.4 1.5 55.8 1.6
6-17 49,928 34.4 1.3 20.8 1.0 27.4 1.2
Health insurance Any private 47,037 43.7 1.4 29.8 1.2 36.9 1.3
Public only 21,040 41.8 1.4 31.4 1.3 38.2 1.4
Uninsured 5,256 33.2 2.7 21.9 2.1 27.4 2.3
Family incomea Negative/poor 13,346 42.2 1.8 32.6 1.6 38.4 1.7
Near poor/low 15,596 39.8 1.7 27.7 1.4 35.1 1.6
Middle 23,843 41.6 1.9 26.9 1.5 34.5 1.7
High 20,548 45.4 2.0 32.5 1.8 38.9 1.9
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 41,130 47.5 1.5 34.3 1.3 41.4 1.4
Metropolitan-small 20,120 39.0 1.9 26.2 1.6 33.5 1.8
Micropolitan 7,147 33.6 2.4 21.0 1.8 27.6 2.3
Noncore 4,934 27.0 3.3 18.3 3.2 22.3 3.1
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 71,833 42.4 1.1 29.5 1.0 36.5 1.0
Fair/poor 1,499 44.6 4.0 37.6 3.8 40.2 3.9
CSHCNc Yes 13,835 42.1 1.8 30.2 1.6 35.5 1.8
No 59,039 42.6 1.2 29.6 1.0 36.9 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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

c Unknown is not shown.

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

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

f Denominator is total population, excluding children whose parents don't know if they had ever been given 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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