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Table 9_1_1-2a

2010 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_1.2a
Adult current smokers with a checkup within the past year who received advice in the last 12 months to quit smoking, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.21.565.21.769.03.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over67.
Family incomeaNegative/poor67.92.968.93.664.55.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low58.
EducationbLess than high school65.22.464.62.960.55.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate65.
At least some college67.72.565.12.982.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed65.61.965.
Not employed67.22.864.23.472.95.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private66.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan67.41.666.51.969.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro69.52.667.23.371.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro69.13.470.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro67.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish66.31.565.41.869.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.81.762.
Activity limitationscBasic activities74.62.772.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities75.
Neither basic nor complex activities64.01.763.
U.S. bornYes66.31.565.81.768.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 B: Detailed Methods.

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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