Table 9_1_3-2a

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_3.2a
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 59.20.959.
65 and over64.
Family incomeaNegative/poor52.
Near poor/low53.21.952.
EducationbLess than high school50.61.848.
High school graduate57.41.357.31.558.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college64.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed58.
Not employed58.61.857.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private61.
Public only60.32.359.12.765.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only56.13.857.54.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private69.42.769.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public66.84.566.95.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan60.
  Large central metro61.11.561.31.760.42.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro60.91.660.91.864.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro59.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.30.960.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good56.
Activity limitationscBasic activities69.81.768.71.978.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities70.
Neither basic nor complex activities56.
U.S. bornYes60.00.959.

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_3-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.