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
  All racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over62.
Family incomebNegative/poor57.01.957.
Near poor/low55.51.757.
EducationcLess than high school54.31.755.22.353.
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.
Not employed55.01.755.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private�
Public only58.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only64.53.563.83.864.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private61.
Medicare and other public65.
Residence locationdMetropolitan59.50.960.
  Large central metro59.11.659.51.961.22.856.02.859.72.0
  Large fringe metro�60.51.760.91.961.
  Medium metro59.32.360.42.659.82.559.
  Small metro58.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish57.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities65.12.865.
Complex activities�67.92.868.
Neither basic nor complex activities55.
U.S. bornYes57.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: T9_1_3_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/9_lifestylemodification/T9_1_3_2b.html