T9_1_4_2a

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_4.2a
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods, by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.21.049.11.148.31.753.56.5DSUDSUDSUDSU60.05.7
Age18-4439.21.239.31.437.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6460.01.359.91.556.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over61.42.360.52.668.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale49.61.449.51.646.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female48.91.148.81.449.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor48.42.047.72.547.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low46.12.046.12.346.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle49.11.749.11.948.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High52.11.751.71.953.94.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school49.11.748.62.048.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate46.01.546.01.642.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college51.71.451.71.552.32.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed46.71.146.61.244.32.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed46.01.846.32.242.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private49.01.049.21.246.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only48.72.148.52.848.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured36.91.936.52.332.83.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only65.43.665.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private58.03.657.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public63.85.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan51.31.051.51.149.71.856.36.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro50.81.551.92.046.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro54.01.854.52.150.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro50.12.048.92.052.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro48.82.848.42.952.76.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan40.52.240.02.438.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan40.72.939.63.039.76.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore40.43.640.94.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish48.91.048.71.248.41.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other52.32.152.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good47.11.046.91.247.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor59.11.959.12.251.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities53.62.552.03.060.24.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities58.83.158.63.561.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities47.51.047.61.246.01.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes49.21.049.21.248.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No49.81.949.42.150.15.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T9_1_4_2a: 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_4_2a.html