Table 9_1_3-2a

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_3.2a
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health provider to exercise more, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 58.70.959.
65 and over64.
Family incomeaNegative/poor49.
Near poor/low55.81.655.01.858.03.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school51.31.650.31.951.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate57.31.357.51.556.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college63.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed56.
Not employed62.11.864.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private61.
Public only60.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only59.93.658.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private68.02.967.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public58.04.555.95.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan59.
  Large central metro60.11.559.41.860.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro60.
  Medium metro58.21.858.
  Small metro60.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.20.960.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.
Activity limitationscBasic activities73.21.472.61.671.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities71.81.872.
Neither basic nor complex activities55.

a 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.

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.

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_3-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.