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 51.60.852.80.953.41.151.21.844.61.9
Age18-4439.11.239.61.539.11.741.02.736.82.3
45-6460.11.361.11.361.31.660.42.552.43.1
65 and over66.42.165.62.265.52.567.54.375.53.7
GenderMale50.01.251.81.352.81.546.92.739.72.6
Female53.11.153.71.254.01.553.72.349.32.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor45.91.945.32.244.63.043.53.547.63.7
Near poor/low46.92.049.42.350.12.747.43.937.02.9
Middle48.31.549.41.748.71.953.13.542.73.2
High58.71.458.91.459.61.657.93.655.24.9
EducationbLess than high school47.31.748.82.248.52.748.13.444.52.3
High school graduate48.81.250.31.351.01.548.12.738.83.3
At least some college56.11.356.31.356.81.555.72.853.44.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed47.71.049.01.149.71.348.02.240.02.3
Not employed53.41.854.72.054.32.254.13.947.33.2
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private52.01.152.61.152.41.354.22.547.72.8
Public only51.92.352.12.754.53.446.84.651.34.1
Uninsured32.51.834.72.234.82.833.24.028.22.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only60.33.859.24.159.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private70.12.669.82.769.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public65.04.360.75.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan52.50.953.91.054.61.252.01.945.62.0
  Large central metro53.81.555.61.859.42.548.52.948.62.6
  Large fringe metro53.01.654.01.754.62.053.13.544.04.9
  Medium metro50.42.152.02.251.72.354.24.241.44.4
  Small metro51.92.553.12.651.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan47.91.948.91.949.52.045.63.934.05.5
  Micropolitan48.22.549.72.550.12.751.04.727.25.8
  Noncore47.33.047.53.248.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish52.40.952.90.953.61.151.21.846.93.0
Other43.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU42.72.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good48.10.949.71.050.51.247.31.938.52.1
Fair/poor67.01.766.41.866.02.169.53.470.53.3
Activity limitationscBasic activities69.01.768.61.867.32.175.53.273.93.8
Complex activities67.32.266.32.365.52.668.34.3DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities47.30.948.61.049.31.246.62.041.12.0
U.S. bornYes51.80.952.40.952.91.151.11.944.02.9
No50.22.258.43.864.14.9DSUDSU45.22.4

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_4-2b: 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_4-2b.html