Table 4_1_4-2b

2008 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 4_1_4.2b
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total64.51.365.01.465.81.661.92.658.83.6
Age18–4456.42.156.92.357.32.654.94.551.25.0
45–6470.52.070.42.070.92.467.73.4**
65 and over73.03.273.83.376.03.6****
GenderMale61.72.261.52.361.92.659.54.664.35.1
Female67.01.668.01.769.22.064.13.052.25.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor65.52.966.43.269.94.164.35.5**
Near poor/low61.52.961.13.258.93.961.45.0**
Middle64.82.466.02.667.52.8****
High65.42.765.42.865.93.0****
EducationbLess than high school64.22.465.32.667.43.160.05.156.45.7
High school graduate66.32.266.42.368.62.656.45.2**
At least some college63.22.563.82.562.02.8****
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed60.91.861.21.961.22.161.83.956.84.8
Not employed68.82.569.32.772.03.260.75.2**
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private64.02.064.22.164.52.361.14.161.35.3
Public only70.42.970.03.172.64.167.45.3**
Uninsured48.83.850.54.248.84.8****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only**********
Medicare and private74.74.074.44.175.14.5****
Medicare and other public**********
Residence locationcMetropolitan65.01.565.71.666.31.862.72.858.03.7
  Large central metro65.02.565.52.966.64.363.23.862.34.9
  Large fringe metro64.52.566.22.667.32.9****
  Medium metro63.43.363.03.461.93.9****
  Small metro70.24.371.24.173.14.0****
Nonmetropolitan62.52.862.32.864.13.3****
  Micropolitan58.63.158.33.259.43.7****
  Noncore70.44.770.14.772.75.1****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.11.465.21.466.11.662.02.662.35.3
Other53.25.4******53.65.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.01.562.61.663.61.857.22.954.74.4
Fair/poor72.92.473.12.473.93.073.64.5**
Activity limitationscBasic activities75.92.376.42.476.02.8****
Complex activities77.22.677.12.778.53.1****
Neither basic nor complex activities61.31.661.71.763.01.857.23.357.34.3

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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 Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_1_4-2b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/4_heartdiseases/T4_1_4-2b.html