Table 9_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health provider about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 50.30.951.51.044.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU56.95.9
Age18–4436.31.236.61.433.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–6460.21.361.51.454.62.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over66.02.065.62.267.33.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale48.51.349.11.441.92.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female52.01.154.01.246.01.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor43.31.948.12.231.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low46.61.547.01.743.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle47.41.647.21.846.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High56.81.557.81.653.73.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school45.71.646.11.942.83.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate49.21.450.81.642.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college53.41.354.51.447.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed45.61.146.51.341.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed54.01.856.82.043.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private50.31.151.41.345.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only51.32.355.12.741.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured32.01.832.22.229.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only59.93.659.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private69.42.568.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public65.34.465.55.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan50.81.052.21.144.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro51.41.653.52.045.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro49.82.152.22.340.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro51.61.951.82.248.83.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro49.52.949.43.347.05.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan48.22.148.92.241.35.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan51.02.651.12.951.25.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore43.13.645.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.41.052.81.144.61.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other39.42.040.12.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good46.61.048.01.140.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor65.31.866.52.058.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities68.91.669.61.962.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities68.42.070.12.260.04.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities45.41.046.81.139.92.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html