Table 9_1_3-2b

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_3.2b
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health provider to exercise more, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 58.70.960.51.061.41.156.71.648.51.9
Age18–4448.71.350.91.451.31.848.02.140.42.4
45–6468.01.268.81.369.71.565.82.561.23.3
65 and over64.32.164.22.363.12.568.74.164.65.3
GenderMale53.81.256.51.357.61.648.22.839.32.7
Female63.41.064.41.165.51.362.01.957.62.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor49.62.050.62.352.73.045.83.546.13.6
Near poor/low55.81.658.31.958.22.358.13.347.93.1
Middle56.01.657.41.756.82.058.93.249.03.3
High65.41.466.61.567.51.661.13.450.95.6
EducationbLess than high school51.31.655.32.155.32.752.52.843.42.4
High school graduate57.31.358.41.459.31.655.92.649.63.7
At least some college63.31.263.91.364.71.560.22.456.83.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed56.41.058.81.259.51.456.01.943.82.2
Not employed62.11.863.41.866.82.153.62.856.33.5
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private61.01.161.91.262.91.458.02.053.62.8
Public only60.22.161.02.465.33.254.13.556.93.6
Uninsured41.22.145.92.645.13.446.24.132.23.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only59.93.659.53.958.04.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private68.02.967.73.066.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public58.04.556.85.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan59.71.062.01.163.31.457.41.748.82.0
  Large central metro60.11.564.01.865.42.460.22.550.32.3
  Large fringe metro60.12.061.42.264.52.349.34.251.55.2
  Medium metro58.21.860.72.060.92.359.53.739.65.4
  Small metro60.83.261.73.662.44.358.95.553.75.7
Nonmetropolitan54.62.155.22.155.22.352.04.745.15.7
Micropolitan56.12.257.02.256.12.660.14.244.86.7
Noncore51.94.352.14.553.74.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.20.960.71.061.51.156.91.655.02.6
Other43.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU41.82.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.91.058.21.159.31.354.21.843.12.0
Fair/poor70.11.569.91.570.81.865.13.171.23.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities73.21.473.51.573.11.871.93.069.94.4
Complex activities71.81.870.91.971.12.167.94.180.04.1
Neither basic nor complex activities55.01.057.01.158.21.352.91.745.12.1

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: 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_3-2b: 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_3-2b.html