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_3.1c
Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about physical activity or exercise,a by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over55.
Asian only49.66.0DSUDSUDSUDSU36.
Black only61.52.861.
White only56.61.354.63.552.
EthnicityHispanic, all races64.
Non-Hispanic, all races56.
  Non-Hispanic, Black60.52.960.
  Non-Hispanic, White56.01.455.13.951.
Health insurance,c ages 18-64All persons under 65 years58.31.559.73.951.03.758.
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over55.
  Medicare and private54.91.648.28.558.23.452.12.658.73.1
  Medicare and public56.
  Medicare only56.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school53.43.762.44.453.75.735.14.856.311.8
High school graduate52.
At least some college61.51.464.13.656.43.661.92.462.52.3
Location of residencedMetropolitan58.91.357.
  Large central metro63.
  Large fringe metro58.82.361.36.854.
  Medium metro58.52.357.
  Small metro50.43.745.67.852.16.753.46.548.07.3
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)54.33.462.15.746.36.549.95.666.18.2
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)44.23.637.86.948.37.341.87.750.08.8
Activity limitationsdBasic activities64.
Complex activities63.62.360.93.762.
Neither basic nor complex activities53.31.447.54.947.23.852.42.657.42.6

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. 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.

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

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_1c: 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_1c.html