Table 4_1_4-2c

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_4.2c
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
65 and over73.03.2********
RaceWhite, single race65.21.568.23.759.73.466.22.665.72.9
Black, single race62.32.764.35.561.25.0****
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.01.466.
Non-Hispanic, White65.81.669.
Non-Hispanic, Black61.92.664.35.561.45.0****
EducationbLess than high school64.22.465.43.557.74.666.04.9**
High school graduate66.
At least some college63.22.5****62.94.561.93.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed60.91.862.15.353.
Not employed68.82.566.94.669.**
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private64.02.0**60.94.964.
Public only70.42.970.****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only**********
Medicare and private74.74.0********
Medicare and other public**********
Residence locationcMetropolitan65.01.565.23.465.03.462.82.767.33.0
  Large central metro65.02.562.54.762.14.369.64.364.15.4
  Large fringe metro64.52.5****57.54.772.74.8
  Medium metro63.43.3****62.75.1**
  Small metro70.24.3********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.11.466.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.01.558.33.856.13.662.82.765.22.8
Activity limitationscBasic activities75.92.377.13.473.74.574.74.8**
Complex activities77.22.679.73.573.75.0****
Neither basic nor complex activities61.31.658.44.456.13.662.22.763.92.9

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: 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.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_1_4-2c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.