Table 9_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
  All racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 51.60.852.80.953.
65 and over66.
Family incomeaNegative/poor45.91.945.
Near poor/low46.
EducationbLess than high school47.31.748.
High school graduate48.
At least some college56.11.356.31.356.81.555.72.853.44.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed47.
Not employed53.41.854.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private52.
Public only51.92.352.12.754.53.446.84.651.34.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only60.33.859.
Medicare and private70.12.669.82.769.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public65.04.360.75.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan52.50.953.
  Large central metro53.81.555.61.859.42.548.52.948.62.6
  Large fringe metro53.01.654.01.754.
  Medium metro50.
  Small metro51.92.553.12.651.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish52.40.952.90.953.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good48.10.949.
Activity limitationscBasic activities69.01.768.61.867.
Complex activities67.
Neither basic nor complex activities47.30.948.
U.S. bornYes51.80.952.40.952.

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