Table 9_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 51.60.851.60.951.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over66.
Family incomeaNegative/poor45.91.945.22.343.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low46.
EducationbLess than high school47.31.746.31.948.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate48.
At least some college56.11.356.51.455.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed47.
Not employed53.41.852.61.954.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private52.
Public only51.92.353.32.747.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only60.33.861.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private70.12.670.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public65.04.362.05.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan52.50.952.
  Large central metro53.81.555.21.849.32.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro53.01.653.21.853.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro50.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish52.40.952.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good48.10.948.
Activity limitationscBasic activities69.01.768.
Complex activities67.
Neither basic nor complex activities47.30.947.
U.S. bornYes51.80.952.

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_4-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.