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Table 9_1_1-2b

2009 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_1_1.2b
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the last 12 months who received advice to quit smoking, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over75.
Family incomeaNegative/poor62.72.661.62.860.
Near poor/low66.
EducationbLess than high school66.
High school graduate64.
At least some college62.72.363.12.361.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed60.81.661.91.861.
Not employed69.02.469.92.569.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private63.81.864.71.964.
Public only69.92.770.82.771.03.871.73.9DSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private74.34.374.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan65.51.466.51.566.11.967.02.754.94.0
  Large central metro61.62.563.52.961.
  Large fringe metro66.93.366.63.466.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro69.42.870.22.970.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro64.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.01.365.51.365.11.567.12.553.75.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good61.21.562.21.661.91.861.33.548.54.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities78.
Complex activities78.92.679.62.777.63.486.33.6DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities60.41.661.31.761.91.957.13.650.64.1

a 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.

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.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

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

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_1-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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