Table 9_1_1-2d

2009 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 9_1_1.2d
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking, by education,a United States, 2006
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.51.266.72.264.72.162.72.3
Age18–4452.72.152.04.052.73.653.23.8
45–6473.21.677.63.072.22.771.62.6
65 and over76.12.978.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale62.41.962.03.661.93.363.23.6
Female66.31.771.02.667.32.962.23.0
RaceWhite, single race63.91.567.12.665.12.460.72.6
Black, single race67.02.565.25.061.54.6DSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.31.367.82.566.02.263.12.3
Non-Hispanic, White64.91.669.12.866.42.561.12.6
Non-Hispanic, Black67.02.565.35.161.54.6DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races53.73.859.25.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor62.92.662.03.767.34.7DSUDSU
Near poor/low66.63.166.74.468.34.664.56.4
Middle63.82.265.74.763.93.362.33.9
High64.82.6DSUDSU62.94.363.33.6
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed60.61.661.83.660.22.760.62.8
Not employed69.32.468.03.870.73.969.34.7
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private63.71.866.24.263.63.063.02.7
Public only70.12.774.23.468.15.1DSUDSU
Uninsured50.33.846.45.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private74.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan65.41.468.32.566.02.563.12.6
  Large central metro61.92.564.94.061.74.559.94.5
  Large fringe metro66.73.3DSUDSU65.04.567.75.4
  Medium metro69.22.872.45.772.15.064.24.2
  Small metro64.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan60.63.061.64.760.24.460.24.9
  Micropolitan60.33.7DSUDSU58.15.4DSUDSU
  Noncore61.44.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.01.368.62.364.72.263.02.3
Other53.54.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good61.21.562.73.060.32.461.22.6
Fair/poor76.42.273.73.482.83.271.45.0
Activity limitationscBasic activities79.12.180.32.785.33.071.14.6
Complex activities79.32.680.83.585.63.2DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities60.31.559.32.959.92.661.22.7

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, 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.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_1-2d: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/9_lifestyle_modification/T9_1_1-2d.html