Table 4_1_4-2d

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_4.2d
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking, by education,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total64.71.364.22.466.32.263.22.5
Age18–4456.52.158.43.557.83.453.23.9
45–6470.92.068.14.172.93.070.23.4
65 and over72.83.2******
GenderMale61.92.262.24.161.93.361.73.7
Female67.21.666.02.870.12.564.73.3
RaceWhite, single race65.31.565.72.868.62.561.42.7
Black, single race62.32.760.55.056.25.2**
Asian, single race********
NHOPI, single race********
AI/AN, single race********
Multiple races********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.21.465.32.666.42.363.82.5
Non-Hispanic, White66.01.667.43.168.62.662.02.8
Non-Hispanic, Black61.92.660.05.156.45.2**
Hispanic58.83.656.45.7****
Family incomebNegative/poor65.82.965.43.560.45.3**
Near poor/low61.33.057.74.665.64.6**
Middle65.22.466.04.966.63.762.94.5
High65.62.7**69.13.561.93.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed61.21.858.63.764.22.759.23.0
Not employed69.02.567.63.868.73.971.64.2
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private64.32.062.74.666.82.662.43.1
Public only70.82.969.33.468.85.4**
Uninsured48.73.850.16.453.45.7**
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only********
Medicare and private74.74.0******
Medicare and other public********
Residence locationcMetropolitan65.31.565.02.767.72.562.92.7
  Large central metro65.12.665.73.865.75.064.03.8
  Large fringe metro65.02.5**65.84.864.95.1
  Medium metro63.83.466.05.071.14.555.25.4
  Small metro70.14.3******
Nonmetropolitan62.42.861.55.461.64.265.05.5
  Micropolitan58.43.1**59.15.0**
  Noncore70.44.7******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.31.464.72.567.02.263.72.5
Other53.15.5******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.21.559.83.062.72.562.92.7
Fair/poor73.42.472.53.878.43.365.45.3
Activity limitationscBasic activities76.12.374.83.775.93.678.15.0
Complex activities77.52.774.34.180.34.0**
Neither basic nor complex activities61.61.660.63.163.22.460.42.8

a 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.

b 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.

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_4-2d: 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_4-2d.html