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Table 1.86a
Percent of children ages 2-17 for whom a doctor or other health provider gave advice about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle, 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   65,886 37.8 1.2 26.6 1.1 32.9 1.1
Race White, single race 51,021 38.0 1.4 26.4 1.2 32.7 1.4
Black, single race 10,141 37.8 2.2 29.1 2.0 34.6 2.2
AI/AN, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian, single race 2,267 39.3 4.8 26.4 4.4 36.5 4.8
NHOPI, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races 1,749 33.2 4.9 22.0 4.0 28.3 4.4
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 12,727 35.3 1.9 25.6 1.7 31.9 1.8
Non-Hispanic, all races 53,158 38.4 1.3 26.8 1.2 33.2 1.3
Non-Hispanic, White 38,958 38.8 1.6 26.6 1.5 32.9 1.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 9,893 37.4 2.2 29.0 2.0 34.2 2.2
Non-Hispanic, other 4,307 37.6 3.2 24.4 2.9 33.3 3.1
Gender Male 33,799 38.8 1.3 27.7 1.1 34.1 1.3
Female 32,086 36.8 1.4 25.5 1.3 31.7 1.4
Age 2-5 15,958 37.0 1.7 32.1 1.6 36.3 1.7
6-17 49,928 38.1 1.3 24.8 1.1 31.8 1.2
Health insurance Any private 42,635 41.3 1.4 28.5 1.4 35.2 1.4
Public only 18,534 32.5 1.6 24.9 1.4 30.3 1.6
Uninsured 4,717 26.7 3.0 16.6 2.2 22.8 2.7
Family incomea Negative/poor 11,651 34.5 2.0 27.3 1.8 32.3 2.0
Near poor/low 14,007 34.2 1.7 24.5 1.5 31.0 1.6
Middle 21,585 35.2 1.9 22.4 1.7 29.0 1.8
High 18,641 45.7 2.1 32.6 2.0 39.4 2.1
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 36,765 43.7 1.5 31.5 1.4 38.4 1.4
Metropolitan-small 18,209 34.2 2.2 23.4 1.8 29.7 2.2
Micropolitan 6,398 26.3 3.3 16.4 2.4 22.1 3.1
Noncore 4,513 21.0 3.9 14.6 3.5 17.1 3.7
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 64,514 37.8 1.2 26.6 1.1 33.0 1.2
Fair/poor 1,372 37.6 3.6 27.8 3.5 30.3 3.6
CSHCNc Yes 13,310 41.6 1.7 30.1 1.6 35.6 1.6
No 52,163 36.9 1.3 25.7 1.1 32.3 1.2

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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