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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_12.2c
Children ages 2-17 for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about using a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
RaceWhite, single race32.21.328.92.526.21.730.
Black, single race27.21.828.92.924.63.323.
Asian, single race26.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU19.54.934.25.7
Multiple races35.84.342.38.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races31.11.327.22.624.81.928.
  Non-Hispanic, White32.31.624.
  Non-Hispanic, Black27.31.828.
Hispanic, all races31.91.434.12.528.
Health insuranceAny private33.41.525.43.726.
Public only29.91.631.52.327.
Residence locationcMetropolitan32.
  Large central metro31.61.533.02.628.92.629.
  Large fringe metro36.52.328.14.333.14.632.23.544.24.2
  Medium metro31.62.630.54.527.73.729.44.938.15.0
  Small metro29.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish31.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good31.
U.S. bornYes31.

a. Denominator includes children who made an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months, excluding missing data.

b. 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.

c. For more information, see the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

d. 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

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_12_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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