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Table 6_4_1-3c

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_1.3c
Children who ever had their height and weight measured by a health provider, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 93.80.591.
RaceWhite, single race94.20.591.
Black, single race93.51.392.
Asian, single race89.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSU88.43.593.62.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.90.692.91.393.
Non-Hispanic, White95.80.693.61.894.31.395.70.897.00.7
Non-Hispanic, Black93.41.391.
Hispanic, all races89.
Health insuranceAny private94.70.691.72.692.01.594.10.896.40.7
Public only93.00.892.
Residence locationbMetropolitan94.10.592.
  Large central metro92.
  Large fringe metro94.80.894.11.689.
  Medium metro94.
  Small metro97.40.797.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish95.00.692.91.393.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good93.90.691.

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_1-3c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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