Table T2_10_1_2-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_10_1_2.1
Adults with obesity age 20 and over who were told by a doctor that they were overweight,a United States, 1999–2010
Population groupWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSEWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSEWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 212,28134.80.7200,65533.30.9187,63230.40.9
Age, not age adjusted20–4499,18032.21.197,08931.21.394,89027.30.8
65 and over36,47335.11.134,64930.11.130,75029.81.2
EthnicityMexican American108,98135.70.7102,36034.31.195,90633.21.1
Non-Hispanic, Black103,30033.91.198,29432.21.291,72627.60.9
Non-Hispanic, White17,75840.51.815,44435.41.113,09732.61.6
Family incomebNegative/poor27,95736.81.322,26734.71.424,02633.91.8
Near poor/low40,12636.81.338,85635.41.235,25333.91.6
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school38,07238.41.332,47035.11.536,73033.51.6
High school graduate45,73737.71.547,36837.71.343,72234.61.5
At least some college108,69434.20.9101,54132.31.389,04328.91.2

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population, except where indicated. Total, race, ethnicity, gender, and family income are adjusted using three age groups: 20–44, 44–64, and 65 and over; education is adjusted using age groups 25–44, 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.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_10_1_2-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.