T9_1_1_2d

2011 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_1.2d
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the past year who received advice in the last 12 months to quit smoking,a by education,b United States, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.51.362.72.563.22.366.52.2
Age18-4457.32.255.33.855.93.559.53.6
45-6472.31.868.34.068.03.178.42.5
65 and over73.53.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale62.92.059.93.864.43.363.03.8
Female�65.81.965.73.461.93.969.23.4
RaceWhite, single race65.21.462.72.964.72.666.62.5
Black, single race58.42.756.34.252.64.966.74.9
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.21.363.42.964.22.566.92.3
  Non-Hispanic, White66.01.563.63.565.72.867.22.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black58.52.756.94.452.34.966.74.9
Hispanic, all races57.34.258.15.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor67.02.666.34.065.74.669.24.8
Near poor/low60.62.761.54.557.24.665.05.3
Middle65.12.556.24.866.94.069.74.0
High64.63.0DSUDSU61.14.766.33.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed61.01.753.94.259.62.964.72.6
Not employed68.32.867.23.961.55.479.05.2
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private62.72.053.35.161.03.566.52.7
Public only69.72.771.14.064.94.7DSUDSU
Uninsured52.23.949.15.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan65.01.462.23.064.02.667.32.4
  Large central metro59.92.955.64.658.95.761.94.7
  Large fringe metro70.62.569.45.570.84.471.13.9
  Medium metro64.53.0DSUDSU63.84.764.44.5
  Small metro66.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan62.63.264.14.059.85.564.15.2
  Micropolitan64.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore56.36.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.91.363.52.863.82.466.42.3
Other59.35.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.41.459.93.160.72.764.62.5
Fair/poor73.52.872.04.572.04.978.35.1
Activity limitationsdBasic activities74.04.170.76.570.26.482.65.0
Complex activities78.34.075.05.975.75.6DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities62.61.460.32.961.32.764.62.3
U.S. bornYes64.81.363.02.763.82.366.62.3
No60.05.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using three age groups: 18-44, 45-64, and 65 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. 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.

d. 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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T9_1_1_2d: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/9_lifestylemodification/T9_1_1_2d.html