Trends in Child Health 1997-2006: Assessing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Activity Limitation
June 30, 2009
This brief examines the rates of activity limitation among children under the age of 18 who are African American, Hispanic or white. The data analyzed in this brief relate to children who were reported as having any activity limitation, without specific information as to the cause or severity of the limitation. This analysis makes comparisons between the racial/ethnic groups of children overall and between children of various racial/ethnic groups in families with comparable sociodemographic characteristics.