Table 4_1_6-2c

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_6.2c
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health provider to exercise more, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total58.30.949.52.051.91.658.71.564.21.4
Age18–4447.41.441.12.741.22.748.72.353.32.3
45–6467.81.362.13.361.52.669.52.069.71.8
65 and over66.02.057.55.061.43.766.43.673.13.6
GenderMale53.51.248.13.741.92.552.81.959.41.9
Female62.61.050.32.358.22.064.52.069.91.7
RaceWhite, single race58.71.149.42.451.92.058.81.764.21.6
Black, single race56.01.648.23.151.43.758.72.963.63.6
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races60.85.7********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races60.71.151.12.355.41.961.61.765.11.5
Non-Hispanic, White61.91.252.03.156.82.562.61.965.31.7
Non-Hispanic, Black56.11.648.03.151.53.558.72.964.03.7
Hispanic44.11.943.52.939.13.041.03.754.85.0
EducationbLess than high school50.51.646.42.651.42.349.63.258.65.0
High school graduate57.01.548.93.450.22.458.72.362.12.5
At least some college63.21.356.23.955.23.563.42.565.71.7
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed56.01.140.53.244.62.356.51.862.21.7
Not employed60.01.754.32.858.83.161.83.568.04.2
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private60.71.245.35.053.22.760.01.964.21.5
Public only59.41.955.42.663.83.759.75.4**
Uninsured38.22.040.83.932.62.942.23.9**
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only62.53.9********
Medicare and private68.62.3**61.55.471.44.172.73.7
Medicare and other public62.44.5********
Residence locationcMetropolitan59.11.149.62.352.61.859.41.764.81.6
  Large central metro55.21.451.53.249.33.054.22.661.22.3
  Large fringe metro61.41.959.16.358.44.460.93.863.02.7
  Medium metro60.52.442.94.650.44.266.23.366.73.3
  Small metro62.12.740.15.557.44.956.05.575.33.9
Nonmetropolitan55.01.949.23.849.63.055.93.360.73.5
  Micropolitan55.22.552.34.449.73.953.64.561.54.3
  Noncore54.43.444.56.349.44.860.34.0**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.21.051.22.254.41.861.21.664.81.4
Other38.42.439.34.238.63.733.34.0**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.71.040.92.548.81.955.11.862.71.5
Fair/poor69.31.767.22.759.62.874.92.576.04.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities70.61.567.23.363.33.474.12.576.23.2
Complex activities69.31.866.03.566.03.773.43.772.14.6
Neither basic nor complex activities54.81.040.52.646.71.954.41.862.31.5

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_6-2c: 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_6-2c.html