Table 4_1_6-2a

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_6.2a
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health provider to exercise more, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total58.30.958.71.156.01.6******60.85.7
Age18–4447.41.448.01.644.82.1********
45–6467.81.367.51.469.22.3********
65 and over66.02.065.12.269.93.8********
GenderMale53.51.254.31.447.42.9********
Female62.61.063.01.361.11.7********
Family incomeaNegative/poor49.52.049.42.448.23.1********
Near poor/low51.91.651.92.051.43.7********
Middle58.71.558.81.758.72.9********
High64.21.464.21.663.63.6********
EducationbLess than high school50.51.650.72.047.02.8********
High school graduate57.01.558.11.752.12.8********
At least some college63.21.363.21.564.22.5********
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed56.01.156.41.354.02.2********
Not employed60.01.761.72.054.92.9********
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private60.71.261.41.358.32.4********
Public only59.41.960.62.457.93.6********
Uninsured38.22.037.22.336.83.7********
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only62.53.962.34.4**********
Medicare and private68.62.367.22.5**********
Medicare and other public62.44.561.15.7**********
Residence locationcMetropolitan59.11.159.41.257.81.8********
  Large central metro55.21.454.21.857.32.4********
  Large fringe metro61.41.963.32.053.24.3********
  Medium metro60.52.460.12.764.33.9********
  Small metro62.12.761.63.162.37.9********
Nonmetropolitan55.01.956.22.142.24.0********
  Micropolitan55.22.555.62.846.16.5********
  Noncore54.43.457.24.0**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.21.061.01.156.51.6******61.46.0
Other38.42.438.22.3**********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.71.056.31.253.21.9********
Fair/poor69.31.769.12.066.62.7********
Activity limitationscBasic activities70.61.570.21.769.93.0********
Complex activities69.31.869.32.067.23.6********
Neither basic nor complex activities54.81.055.61.252.51.8********

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_6-2a: 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_6-2a.html