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Table 6_4_10-3a

2009 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_4_10.3a
Children 41–80 lbs for whom a health provider gave advice about using booster seats when riding in a car, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.41.444.81.837.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU41.96.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor41.02.842.43.637.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low36.
Health insuranceAny private46.41.948.
Public only37.
Residence locationbMetropolitan45.11.647.21.935.93.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro43.12.644.93.435.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro46.42.949.33.330.06.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish44.81.645.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.51.544.81.836.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

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; SE: standard error.

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

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_10-3a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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