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.
65 and over66.
Family incomeaNegative/poor43.31.948.
Near poor/low46.61.547.01.743.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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.
Not employed54.01.856.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private50.
Public only51.32.355.12.741.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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.
  Large central metro51.41.653.
  Large fringe metro49.
  Medium metro51.61.951.
  Small metro49.52.949.43.347.05.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good46.
Activity limitationscBasic activities68.91.669.61.962.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities68.
Neither basic nor complex activities45.

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.