T9_1_4_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_4.2c
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.21.048.42.046.12.049.11.752.11.7
Age18-4439.21.236.62.736.22.437.42.045.42.4
45-6460.01.363.93.455.33.459.32.061.12.1
65 and over61.42.358.15.560.83.967.64.157.44.4
GenderMale49.61.447.83.443.32.748.72.254.32.3
Female�48.91.148.22.447.72.549.62.149.22.3
RaceWhite, single race49.11.147.72.546.12.349.11.951.71.9
Black, single race48.31.747.12.746.33.148.52.753.94.0
Asian, single race53.56.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races60.05.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races48.81.147.72.446.52.347.81.852.01.9
  Non-Hispanic, White��48.71.246.83.247.02.947.42.051.62.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black��48.01.746.52.845.63.148.62.753.84.1
Hispanic, all races��53.01.852.73.446.12.959.22.855.24.0
EducationcLess than high school�49.11.749.32.645.13.050.42.854.74.8
High school graduate�46.01.545.93.445.43.146.02.347.62.9
At least some college51.71.452.03.948.23.551.22.654.02.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed46.71.143.13.543.22.644.91.851.11.8
Not employed�46.01.847.12.744.23.745.13.549.66.2
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private49.01.048.14.446.93.146.91.952.01.8
Public only48.72.149.92.847.83.946.15.4DSUDSU
Uninsured��36.91.940.23.733.82.737.93.436.45.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only�65.43.6DSUDSU63.25.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private�58.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSU58.16.057.55.3
Medicare and other public63.85.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan��51.31.052.02.347.92.250.81.853.71.9
  Large central metro��50.81.550.22.849.53.754.53.548.23.3
  Large fringe metro54.01.852.54.755.34.054.03.153.62.9
  Medium metro�50.12.053.45.340.84.345.73.159.24.4
  Small metro48.82.852.45.347.54.944.44.259.05.9
Nonmetropolitan��40.52.237.53.539.93.342.73.842.04.0
  Micropolitan�40.72.937.13.942.44.042.34.541.55.6
  Noncore40.43.6DSUDSU39.64.843.67.5DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish�48.91.046.52.246.52.348.41.752.21.8
Other52.32.157.44.145.13.556.03.952.55.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good��47.11.044.82.543.62.146.11.850.81.9
Fair/poor��59.11.954.93.156.53.663.03.765.45.8
Activity limitationsdBasic activities��53.62.550.03.956.25.057.15.251.66.4
Complex activities58.83.153.14.363.06.260.86.2DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities47.51.045.72.742.12.247.11.851.81.9
U.S. bornYes�49.21.047.42.346.92.349.01.752.21.8
No49.81.954.33.743.53.450.13.752.34.6

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_4_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_4_2c.html