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Table 6_3_8-3b

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 6_3_8.3b
Children 0–40 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using child safety seats when riding in the car, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.62.563.
Near poor/low61.12.758.23.757.24.866.56.466.93.3
Health insuranceAny private69.01.668.81.869.
Public only62.
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.21.467.91.769.
  Large central metro69.
  Large fringe metro63.**57.35.9
  Medium metro67.33.766.**68.86.7
  Small metro71.43.774.93.876.14.0****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.51.565.51.665.91.966.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good65.41.465.41.666.11.965.

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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6_3_8-3b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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