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Table 1.85b
Percent of children under age 18 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about using car safety restraints, United States, 2002
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   72,699 40.4 0.8 29.3 0.7 34.8 0.8
Race White, single race 56,132 41.1 1.0 29.2 0.9 35.0 0.9
Black, single race 11,123 39.1 2.0 30.9 1.7 35.6 1.9
AI/AN, single race 815 26.4 6.6 22.7 6.2 24.9 6.6
Asian, single race 2,576 31.4 4.3 21.6 3.1 27.5 3.9
NHOPI, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,757 45.0 4.4 34.9 4.2 39.4 4.3
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 13,297 42.6 1.6 31.1 1.5 37.4 1.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 59,402 39.9 1.0 28.9 0.8 34.2 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 43,463 40.8 1.2 28.8 1.0 34.4 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,859 38.7 2.1 30.7 1.7 35.3 2.0
Non-Hispanic, other 5,080 34.4 3.1 25.7 2.6 30.6 2.9
Gender Male 37,236 40.2 0.9 28.9 0.9 34.3 0.9
Female 35,463 40.6 1.0 29.7 0.9 35.3 1.0
Age 0-5 23,153 58.7 1.3 48.4 1.2 55.5 1.3
6-17 49,546 31.8 0.9 20.3 0.8 25.1 0.8
Health insurance Any private 47,956 41.3 1.1 29.1 0.9 35.0 1.0
Public only 19,360 41.0 1.4 31.8 1.1 36.9 1.3
Uninsured 5,382 30.3 2.5 21.8 2.3 25.6 2.3
Family incomea Negative/poor 12,438 37.6 1.8 29.4 1.4 33.9 1.7
Near poor/low 15,494 39.9 1.6 28.9 1.4 34.9 1.5
Middle 25,004 40.0 1.3 28.1 1.2 33.4 1.2
High 19,762 43.0 1.9 31.1 1.6 37.1 1.7
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 40,563 42.6 1.1 30.9 0.9 36.8 1.0
Metropolitan-small 21,261 38.9 1.8 28.8 1.6 33.7 1.8
Micropolitan 7,223 34.7 3.3 24.2 2.3 29.6 2.8
Noncore 3,652 35.8 3.2 24.9 2.9 29.4 3.3
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 71,080 40.3 0.9 29.2 0.7 34.8 0.8
Fair/poor 1,619 42.9 3.8 33.4 3.2 36.9 3.3
CSHCNc Yes 14,116 37.1 1.5 27.6 1.3 31.8 1.4
No 57,966 41.3 0.9 29.8 0.7 35.7 0.8

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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