Table 9_1_7-1

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_7.1
Adults who were obese, United States, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 27.50.427.10.426.40.525.90.424.80.424.30.3
AgeUnder 6528.00.527.50.526.80.526.30.425.40.424.70.4
  18-4425.30.624.60.623.80.623.30.522.50.522.20.5
  45-6431.90.631.80.731.30.731.00.729.90.728.90.6
65 and over25.10.924.90.824.30.923.80.821.60.921.80.7
GenderMale27.20.627.40.626.00.625.60.524.20.523.90.4
Female27.80.526.80.526.80.626.10.525.30.524.60.5
RaceWhite, single race27.00.526.70.525.60.525.10.423.80.423.50.4
Black, single race37.41.136.31.036.81.037.11.037.61.135.70.9
Asian, single race8.51.17.81.06.71.17.11.06.40.95.40.8
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race35.84.336.24.842.94.240.24.329.34.131.33.9
Multiple races27.72.828.53.133.53.032.53.133.33.429.03.0
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races27.10.526.50.425.90.525.60.424.30.423.90.4
  Non-Hispanic, White26.50.525.80.525.00.624.60.423.20.523.00.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black37.51.136.41.037.01.037.31.037.71.135.80.9
Hispanic, all races30.21.031.31.129.51.128.10.927.70.927.00.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor31.01.030.61.030.31.130.81.128.01.028.40.9
Near poor/low28.50.830.10.928.40.928.40.927.20.826.20.8
Middle30.30.828.30.727.90.727.90.726.00.625.20.6
High24.20.624.10.623.40.622.00.622.00.621.80.5
EducationbLess than high school28.60.828.80.828.10.928.60.726.80.726.10.7
High school graduate32.60.731.60.730.50.729.00.727.80.627.30.6
At least some college24.10.523.70.523.00.622.70.621.90.621.30.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed27.40.526.70.526.30.525.70.524.60.524.10.4
Not employed30.30.930.80.928.80.928.50.928.20.827.30.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private27.70.526.80.526.10.625.20.524.50.523.80.4
Public only36.81.237.41.234.31.135.71.235.61.233.71.1
Uninsured24.61.025.60.925.70.926.20.923.80.824.50.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only23.41.525.41.724.51.822.71.619.41.621.01.5
Medicare and private24.61.324.01.223.31.123.61.121.71.221.10.9
Medicare and other public31.92.529.92.429.52.527.82.328.52.327.92.2
Location of residencecMetropolitan26.50.526.30.525.70.525.40.424.30.423.60.3
  Large central metro25.40.724.70.825.20.825.00.824.70.823.30.6
  Large fringe metro26.40.926.60.825.60.824.30.922.40.723.00.7
  Medium metro27.71.028.41.025.81.126.10.824.71.024.30.8
  Small metro27.81.425.91.327.71.227.71.327.41.024.01.0
Nonmetropolitan32.61.031.31.129.71.128.51.027.00.927.80.9
  Micropolitan30.71.430.11.429.61.528.41.225.61.027.21.0
  Noncore36.51.533.61.829.91.628.71.329.71.328.91.6
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish28.10.527.70.526.90.526.50.425.30.424.80.3
Other23.01.022.41.121.71.221.31.020.40.920.00.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good25.60.424.90.424.50.423.90.422.80.422.40.3
Fair/poor41.01.242.71.139.41.139.31.037.61.136.81.0
Activity limitationscBasic activities39.81.139.51.139.71.137.71.137.01.035.81.0
Complex activities41.21.641.71.340.21.439.71.436.71.438.61.2
Neither basic nor complex activities25.50.424.90.424.00.523.80.422.60.422.30.3
U.S. bornYes28.60.5DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC26.00.425.40.4
No21.80.9DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC17.70.717.70.8

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_7-1: 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_7-1.html