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Table 6_4_11-1

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_11.1
Children over 80 lbs for whom a health provider ever gave advice about using lap or shoulder belts when riding in a car, United States, 2006
   Ever given adviceWithin past yearWithin past 2 years
Population groupTotal population� (in thousands)cPercentdSEPercenteSEPercenteSE
Total 74,06434.81.422.
RaceWhite, single race56,43436.31.723.11.460.51.8
Black, single race11,00631.62.522.92.359.92.8
Asian, single race2,98724.45.419.55.5DSUDSU
Multiple races2,45327.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races58,99734.11.622.31.360.71.7
Non-Hispanic, White42,30035.
Non-Hispanic, Black10,74031.82.623.02.359.22.9
Hispanic, all races15,06737.
Family incomeaNegative/poor13,07534.
Near poor/low15,78534.
Health insuranceAny private46,72436.11.924.01.761.32.0
Public only22,70834.61.823.11.659.62.0
Residence locationbMetropolitan62,47937.01.524.51.361.01.6
  Large central metro22,47635.
  Large fringe metro18,96042.33.430.02.959.53.4
  Medium metro14,72034.
  Small metro6,32431.63.418.12.867.64.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish63,04135.21.523.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72,52634.91.422.

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.

c Numbers may not add to total due to missing values or rounding.

d Denominator is total population, excluding children whose parents don't know if they had ever been given advice.

e Denominator is total population, excluding children whose parents don't know if they had ever been given the advice or when they were given advice.

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_11-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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