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
Age18-4439.11.238.11.441.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6460.11.360.11.560.52.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over66.42.166.42.367.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale50.01.250.41.347.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female53.11.152.91.354.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor45.91.945.22.343.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low46.92.046.52.247.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle48.31.547.31.653.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High58.71.459.21.558.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school47.31.746.31.948.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate48.81.248.91.448.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college56.11.356.51.455.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed47.71.047.61.248.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed53.41.852.61.954.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private52.01.151.61.254.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only51.92.353.32.747.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured32.51.831.92.133.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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 residencecMetropolitan52.50.952.51.152.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro53.81.555.21.849.32.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro53.01.653.21.853.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro50.42.149.62.254.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro51.92.550.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan47.91.948.41.945.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan48.22.548.42.650.24.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore47.33.048.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish52.40.952.91.051.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other43.42.441.72.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good48.10.948.21.047.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor67.01.766.81.869.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities69.01.768.02.075.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities67.32.266.72.568.54.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities47.30.947.51.047.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes51.80.952.01.051.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No50.22.249.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_4-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/9_lifestyle_modification/T9_1_4-2a.html