Table 9_1_3-1

2010 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_3.1
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more, United States, 2002-2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 59.20.958.70.958.30.958.80.958.20.956.80.9
AgeUnder 6558.
65 and over64.
RaceWhite, single race59.
Black, single race61.31.856.61.656.01.655.
Multiple racesDSUDSU64.95.460.85.765.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races60.80.960.
  Non-Hispanic, White61.
  Non-Hispanic, Black61.11.856.71.656.11.655.
Hispanic, all races50.
Family incomeaNegative/poor52.
Near poor/low53.21.955.81.651.91.653.51.751.51.751.41.8
EducationbLess than high school50.61.851.31.650.51.652.01.752.21.850.91.3
High school graduate57.41.357.31.357.01.557.71.456.
At least some college64.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed58.
Not employed58.61.862.11.860.01.760.81.762.51.657.31.7
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private61.
Public only60.32.360.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only56.13.859.93.662.53.964.43.857.54.659.73.7
Medicare and private69.42.768.02.968.62.370.12.669.12.769.42.6
Medicare and other public66.84.558.04.562.44.564.74.858.94.352.34.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan60.
  Large central metro61.11.560.11.555.21.455.11.658.31.557.31.5
  Large fringe metro60.91.660.
  Medium metro59.
  Small metro59.82.660.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.30.960.20.960.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good56.
Activity limitationscBasic activities69.81.773.21.470.61.573.61.671.31.668.91.5
Complex activities70.
Neither basic nor complex activities56.

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 B: Detailed Methods.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_3-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.