T9_1_3_2c

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_3.2c
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional to exercise more,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 57.41.057.01.955.51.755.41.761.11.6
Age18-4449.01.346.62.648.52.145.62.355.22.4
45-6469.21.272.23.265.22.966.02.371.91.7
65 and over62.62.162.65.060.23.867.53.560.23.9
GenderMale53.81.351.72.948.32.652.52.258.22.1
Female60.81.259.52.260.22.058.42.165.42.3
RaceWhite, single race57.41.156.02.555.61.955.81.961.01.9
Black, single race55.01.856.72.655.03.152.92.858.63.8
Asian, single race64.56.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races63.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races57.51.057.82.157.82.054.51.860.71.8
  Non-Hispanic, White57.81.256.93.059.42.354.62.060.52.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black54.71.856.42.654.43.253.02.858.33.8
Hispanic, all races57.21.953.63.948.23.162.22.965.84.0
EducationcLess than high school54.31.754.12.652.23.154.82.859.84.9
High school graduate55.21.556.53.254.42.752.72.559.12.7
At least some college60.21.460.73.460.43.358.02.462.02.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed56.51.152.63.554.32.152.61.961.81.8
Not employed55.01.756.72.656.03.252.53.651.95.9
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private59.71.162.24.558.82.555.62.063.01.8
Public only58.52.060.12.858.03.955.75.3DSUDSU
Uninsured42.81.845.93.444.73.240.73.237.65.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only64.53.5DSUDSU64.85.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private61.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSU64.25.162.04.7
Medicare and other public65.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan59.50.960.42.158.51.957.51.861.51.6
  Large central metro59.11.663.43.157.93.060.43.255.53.4
  Large fringe metro60.51.754.94.365.73.560.12.659.32.7
  Medium metro59.32.358.15.156.93.951.34.069.04.1
  Small metro58.72.061.04.653.64.554.53.471.93.4
Nonmetropolitan48.42.846.84.045.33.347.84.459.55.8
  Micropolitan47.04.043.65.345.74.546.25.955.77.6
  Noncore51.44.0DSUDSU47.24.251.75.8DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish57.61.056.62.057.11.955.11.861.41.7
Other55.52.156.94.849.33.159.43.557.85.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.41.155.22.452.82.052.71.859.51.7
Fair/poor66.91.962.13.365.73.067.93.675.26.2
Activity limitationsdBasic activities65.12.861.24.769.64.266.35.162.76.3
Complex activities67.92.862.14.874.25.166.95.3DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities55.51.155.52.450.82.053.51.960.21.8
U.S. bornYes57.81.056.62.157.41.955.41.761.31.7
No55.22.058.54.348.32.855.63.658.94.8

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: 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_3_2c: 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_2c.html