T9_1_3_2b

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_3.2b
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
  TotalNon-Hispanic  
  All racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 57.41.057.51.057.81.254.71.857.21.9
Age18-4449.01.349.51.549.71.846.32.447.12.5
45-6469.21.269.21.369.91.564.72.369.12.6
65 and over62.62.162.12.361.42.663.54.567.95.3
GenderMale�53.81.354.21.554.51.646.63.253.82.3
Female60.81.260.71.361.11.559.71.961.22.5
Family incomebNegative/poor57.01.957.82.156.93.056.42.653.63.9
Near poor/low55.51.757.82.059.42.354.43.248.23.1
Middle55.41.754.51.854.62.053.02.862.22.9
High61.11.660.71.860.52.158.33.865.84.0
EducationcLess than high school54.31.755.22.353.93.055.13.552.82.4
High school graduate55.21.555.71.656.91.949.62.854.83.3
At least some college60.21.459.61.559.31.759.52.965.83.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed56.51.156.81.257.11.553.42.254.62.1
Not employed55.01.755.42.055.82.750.43.054.82.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private�59.71.159.21.259.91.454.22.563.02.6
Public only58.52.059.02.357.93.560.33.357.33.0
Uninsured42.81.842.52.441.13.142.04.043.32.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only64.53.563.83.864.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private61.33.260.53.359.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public65.34.267.14.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan59.50.960.21.060.71.257.21.957.31.9
  Large central metro59.11.659.51.961.22.856.02.859.72.0
  Large fringe metro�60.51.760.91.961.22.257.72.853.65.0
  Medium metro59.32.360.42.659.82.559.85.054.34.5
  Small metro58.72.059.32.360.12.557.35.8DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan48.42.848.12.948.43.138.43.954.56.8
  Micropolitan47.04.047.04.146.84.337.96.6DSUDSU
  Noncore51.44.050.54.051.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish57.61.057.41.157.61.254.71.861.22.4
Other55.52.163.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSU54.22.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.41.155.71.255.91.453.52.054.32.1
Fair/poor66.91.966.52.266.42.961.73.469.23.4
Activity limitationsdBasic activities65.12.865.03.064.43.666.04.666.26.5
Complex activities�67.92.868.03.168.83.665.75.266.47.1
Neither basic nor complex activities55.51.155.51.255.51.453.42.156.92.0
U.S. bornYes57.81.057.61.057.91.254.71.960.92.5
No55.22.055.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSU54.62.2

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. 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.

c. 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.

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: 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_3_2b: 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_3_2b.html