Table 2.

Selected Health Status Indicators for the 6 Months Before Enrollment by Age Group of Child

Age Group (Years)
0–56–1011–1415–19Total
Earache/ear infection34.523.916.714.122.4%
Asthma7.312.010.913.310.8%
Allergies10.224.428.425.222.4%*
Nose or throat infection32.830.626.228.129.3%
General health status; good to excellent93.293.391.791.192.3
  • * Difference by age is statistically significant at theP < .005 level.

  • Difference by age is statistically significant at theP < .0005 level.