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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 41a
Adults smokers receiving advice to quit smoking, by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   58.3 0.9 58.9 1.0 54.7 2.5 * * * * * * * *
Age 18-44 52.9 1.3 53.7 1.5 45.4 3.6 * * * * * * * *
45-64 64.7 1.6 65.1 1.8 63.1 3.8 * * * * * * * *
65 and over 66.5 3.3 66.1 3.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 52.6 1.3 53.6 1.5 46.9 3.8 * * * * * * * *
Female 64.1 1.3 64.1 1.4 63.3 3.3 * * * * * * * *
Family incomea Negative/poor 57.3 2.1 58.1 2.7 50.5 4.3 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 58.8 2.2 59.7 2.5 54.6 4.5 * * * * * * * *
Middle 56.1 1.8 56.8 2.0 52.8 5.4 * * * * * * * *
High 61.0 2.0 61.1 2.1 * * * * * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school 56.6 2.0 56.5 2.1 55.5 4.0 * * * * * * * *
High school graduate 57.3 1.6 58.7 1.8 50.4 3.9 * * * * * * * *
At least some college 60.8 1.8 60.9 2.0 59.2 5.0 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 60.4 1.3 60.8 1.3 56.3 3.9 * * * * * * * *
Public only 64.6 2.3 66.2 2.9 57.9 3.9 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 41.2 2.3 42.2 2.6 37.3 5.5 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 67.7 5.5 * * * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 66.7 3.9 65.7 4.1 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 58.4 1.3 58.9 1.4 56.7 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 58.9 1.8 60.0 1.8 46.8 5.4 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 59.3 2.6 59.9 3.0 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore-adjacent 55.1 4.1 53.8 4.8 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English 59.3 0.9 59.9 1.0 54.6 2.5 * * * * * * * *
Other 41.4 3.6 40.8 4.1 * * * * * * * * * *
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 69.1 1.9 68.9 2.2 69.4 5.2 * * * * * * * *
Complex activities 71.8 2.1 73.3 2.5 64.5 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 55.5 1.1 56.2 1.2 51.3 3.0 * * * * * * * *

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

b 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.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* 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.

 

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