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_2_3.1a
Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about physical activity or exercise,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over55.
Health insurance,b ages 18-64All persons under 65 years58.31.557.71.761.73.851.37.9DSUDSUDSUDSU66.710.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over55.
  Medicare and private54.91.654.31.764.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medicare and public56.
  Medicare only56.
Family incomecNegative/poor56.42.854.63.561.05.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low52.62.652.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school53.43.750.
High school graduate52.
At least some college61.51.461.01.665.
Location of residencedMetropolitan58.91.358.01.462.
  Large central metro63.
  Large fringe metro58.82.356.82.575.55.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro58.52.357.62.463.07.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro50.43.750.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)54.33.454.73.861.16.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)44.23.645.53.849.112.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities64.
Complex activities63.62.364.12.559.95.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU67.99.1
Neither basic nor complex activities53.31.452.51.660.63.439.06.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

b. A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

c. Negative/poor refers to family 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.

d. For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T9_2_3_1a: 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_musculoskeletal/T9_2_3_1a.html