T9_1_4_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_4.2b
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
  TotalNon-Hispanic  
  All racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.21.048.81.148.71.248.01.753.01.8
Age18-44�������������������������39.21.239.21.439.21.737.32.339.52.4
45-64����������������������������60.01.359.51.559.51.756.02.663.72.7
65 and over����������������������61.42.360.02.559.02.867.14.376.45.0
GenderMale��������������������������49.61.450.01.549.81.845.82.850.42.4
Female���������������������������48.91.147.81.347.61.649.21.956.12.2
Family incomebNegative/poor�����������������48.42.047.72.446.83.246.52.852.73.4
Near poor/low��������������������46.12.046.52.347.02.945.63.146.12.9
Middle���������������������������49.11.747.81.847.42.048.62.759.22.8
High�����������������������������52.11.752.01.951.62.153.84.155.24.0
EducationcLess than high school���������49.11.747.72.346.83.047.53.152.32.4
High school graduate�������������46.01.546.21.646.41.942.32.850.12.9
At least some college������������51.71.451.21.551.01.652.32.757.13.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed����������������������46.71.146.81.246.81.444.32.046.32.1
Not employed���������������������46.01.844.62.244.52.942.63.452.53.0
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private�������������������49.01.048.71.148.81.346.52.251.72.6
Public only����������������������48.72.147.42.546.83.748.23.354.23.2
Uninsured������������������������36.91.935.32.634.03.333.03.841.02.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only�����������������65.43.664.53.864.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private�������������58.03.656.93.756.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public��������63.85.261.25.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan������������������51.31.051.21.151.71.349.41.853.51.9
  Large central metro��������������50.81.549.71.851.42.646.32.756.82.0
  Large fringe metro���������������54.01.854.31.955.02.450.73.049.24.8
  Medium metro���������������������50.12.050.12.349.02.351.54.650.14.1
  Small metro����������������������48.82.849.73.149.53.253.36.3DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan������������������40.52.240.02.339.22.538.94.247.06.4
  Micropolitan���������������������40.72.940.82.939.52.939.76.9DSUDSU
  Noncore��������������������������40.43.638.63.838.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish�����������������������48.91.048.71.148.51.348.11.853.12.6
Other����������������������������52.32.150.75.9DSUDSUDSUDSU53.12.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good������47.11.046.91.246.71.447.21.848.82.2
Fair/poor������������������������59.11.958.22.258.22.751.03.365.92.7
Activity limitationsdBasic activities��������������53.62.552.82.751.03.259.74.663.66.6
Complex activities���������������58.83.158.33.258.13.661.16.064.66.8
Neither basic nor complex activities47.51.047.01.247.01.345.71.852.22.1
U.S. bornYes���������������������������49.21.049.01.148.91.248.11.855.22.2
No�������������������������������49.81.945.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSU51.72.3

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_4_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_4_2b.html