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Table 1.33a: National Counseling on Risk Factors, 2000

Hispanic ethnicity Percent of current smokers age 18 and over who reported receiving advice to quit smoking, United States, 2000
         
Population group Population total Number smokers with check upd Percent told to stope Standard error
         
Total 202,737,848 24,439,485 61.69 1.35
         
Race
White 170,125,696 20,425,133 62.44 1.48
Black 24,493,873 3,221,077 58.30 3.30
Asian/Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU DSU
Aleut/Eskimo/American Indian DSU DSU DSU DSU
         
Hispanic ethnicity        
Hispanic 21,738,498 1,626,281 50.78 4.04
Non-Hispanic 180,999,350 22,813,204 62.46 1.35
         
Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic, White 150,178,945 18,958,258 63.38 1.49
Non-Hispanic, Black 23,466,228 3,141,291 57.88 3.38
Non-Hispanic, Other DSU DSU DSU DSU
         
Gender
Male 97,197,606 11,501,707 59.23 2.08
Female 105,540,242 12,937,778 63.86 1.78
         
Age
18-44 108,438,619 12,782,155 56.40 1.87
45-64 61,508,507 8,710,916 68.53 2.10
65 and over 32,790,722 2,946,414 65.23 3.40
         
Educationa
Less than high school (<12 years of school) 41,246,773 6,446,624 61.38 2.33
High school graduate (12 years of school) 66,631,871 9,204,967 63.12 2.14
At least some college (>12 years of school) 93,325,476 8,623,591 60.33 2.17
         
Employment statusb
Employed 137,047,255 16,193,499 59.53 1.76
Not employed 32,363,721 5,256,070 66.96 2.99
         
Insurancec
Age 18-64        
Any private 131,459,362 15,252,489 61.52 1.73
Public only 13,338,753 3,283,175 70.31 3.70
Uninsured 25,149,011 2,957,407 48.94 4.13
Age 65 and over        
Medicare only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Medicare and private 18,549,229 1,566,583 64.00 4.91
Medicare and other public DSU DSU DSU DSU
No insurance/private only DSU DSU DSU DSU
         
Family income
Negative or poor (<100% of poverty level) 20,927,745 3,753,605 62.75 3.44
Near poor/low income (100-<200% of poverty level) 34,858,614 4,777,109 54.38 3.01
Middle income (200-<400% of poverty level) 64,352,963 7,755,365 62.42 2.20
High income (>=400% of poverty level) 82,598,526 8,153,405 64.91 2.35
         
MSA status
MSA 164,150,839 19,210,534 61.80 1.57
Non-MSA 38,587,009 5,228,951 61.27 2.48
         
Perceived health status
Excellent/very good/good 177,125,850 19,647,704 58.27 1.71
Fair/poor 25,611,998 4,791,781 75.41 2.64
         

aPersons 18+ with unknown education status not included.

bEmployment status for persons 18-64 only.

cReference group for insurance: 18-64 Any private, 65+ Medicare and private.

dAdult smokers with rountine check up in past 12 months.

eFor all values, RSE < 30.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Table 1.32b: Screening for High Cholesterol by State, 2001 Table 1.33b: Counseling on Risk Factors by State, 2001

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