Table 4_1_7-2c

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_7.2c
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health provider about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total49.70.845.32.042.91.849.01.555.21.5
Age18–4436.71.234.02.530.02.337.62.141.42.4
45–6458.61.459.93.252.23.157.92.360.72.0
65 and over65.41.860.34.657.43.666.43.573.82.8
GenderMale47.01.243.03.635.02.444.61.954.12.0
Female52.11.146.42.447.82.153.32.056.62.0
RaceWhite, single race50.71.046.02.443.22.349.11.756.51.6
Black, single race46.51.644.63.340.43.549.52.949.73.6
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races51.25.6********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races51.70.947.32.345.22.151.51.656.11.5
Non-Hispanic, White53.51.149.53.146.52.852.41.957.81.7
Non-Hispanic, Black46.51.644.23.440.73.549.42.949.93.6
Hispanic37.31.837.43.034.42.933.43.346.24.9
EducationbLess than high school46.01.542.82.745.72.644.72.956.64.9
High school graduate46.81.343.83.439.02.446.72.352.82.4
At least some college54.11.352.44.345.13.653.82.456.22.0
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed45.41.035.63.234.82.344.11.751.81.6
Not employed52.01.748.52.847.23.055.93.658.54.1
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private50.31.146.65.143.02.848.31.853.91.6
Public only49.31.945.92.650.63.754.25.7**
Uninsured29.81.936.33.723.92.930.93.7**
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only59.23.9********
Medicare and private68.72.4**59.25.369.44.275.63.3
Medicare and other public65.04.5********
Residence locationcMetropolitan49.80.945.52.343.52.049.21.654.61.6
  Large central metro46.61.644.93.343.92.945.82.649.62.7
  Large fringe metro53.42.055.15.445.95.152.53.656.02.9
  Medium metro50.42.238.74.643.94.751.63.356.83.7
  Small metro49.32.3**37.34.444.44.359.34.4
Nonmetropolitan49.02.144.33.940.84.048.23.558.73.7
  Micropolitan50.52.748.75.240.44.949.14.758.74.3
  Noncore46.13.637.64.541.26.346.44.0**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.20.946.52.144.52.051.01.555.91.5
Other33.72.137.74.235.13.628.04.1**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good46.61.037.92.638.51.844.51.753.81.6
Fair/poor62.71.660.53.053.83.369.12.667.04.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities64.61.663.03.258.33.170.82.765.13.3
Complex activities64.51.964.53.557.73.371.43.764.15.2
Neither basic nor complex activities45.40.936.22.436.82.043.11.653.31.6

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_7-2c: 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_7-2c.html