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Table 16_10_6-1

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 16_10_6.1
Children with special health care needs without family-centered care, by family income,a United States, 2005–2006
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite only29.40.543.91.534.
Black only47.
Asian only40.23.855.412.755.39.828.
AI/AN only47.53.663.75.739.86.740.46.629.18.2
NHOPI only42.**34.810.0**
Multiple races34.
EthnicityHispanic, all races52.61.562.42.655.
Non-Hispanic, all races32.00.447.
Non-Hispanic, White28.00.541.11.632.
Non-Hispanic, Black47.
Non-Hispanic, other37.21.842.73.439.23.936.

a Imputed family income. 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.

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

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_10_6-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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