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2011 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_8.1
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child, United States, 2002-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 37.01.342.
RaceWhite, single race36.31.540.
Black, single race43.
Asian, single race23.73.333.24.832.34.431.34.338.
AI/AN, single race37.47.2DSUDSUDSUDSU46.39.3DSUDSUDSUDSU34.96.6
Multiple races38.24.845.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races34.91.441.
  Non-Hispanic, White33.51.740.01.437.
  Non-Hispanic, Black43.
Hispanic, all races44.51.943.91.846.61.844.91.845.71.646.11.542.01.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor50.82.354.
Near poor/low39.
Health insuranceAny private31.91.538.51.336.
Public only48.41.852.91.650.81.550.71.552.11.451.21.550.41.5
Residence locationbMetropolitan37.61.442.
  Large central metro41.
  Large fringe metro33.
  Medium metro36.93.644.02.738.
  Small metro38.33.536.93.546.82.941.33.636.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish36.01.342.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good36.
U.S. bornYes37.21.342.71.1DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC40.

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 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

c. CSHCN: Children with special health care needs. For details, refer to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey documentation for the 2008 Full Year Consolidated Data File at

DNC - Data not collected.

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; SE: standard error.

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T6_4_8_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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